Corruption in Afghanistan UN Report Claims Bribes Equal to Quarter of GDP

Need a driver's license in Kabul? $180 will get you one within hours. $60,000 will get you out of jail in Afghanistan. A new UN study shows just how rampant corruption has become in the war-torn country. Indeed, bribery is equal to a quarter of the Afghan GDP.
Scenes such as this one often end with the payment of a bribe in Afghanistan.

Scenes such as this one often end with the payment of a bribe in Afghanistan.

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