U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Graham Auten and Army Brig. Gen. Guy L. Sands-Pingot, left, assistant investigators for the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction while visiting the construction site of a damaged road in MahmoodRaqi, Afghanistan, Aug. 12, 2009. Photo: Sgt. Teddy Wade.
The government's chief watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction is warning that U.S. fuel purchases in that country are so mismanaged that American money could be aiding Iran in violation of international sanctions.
"The United States could be the biggest violator of the oil embargo," Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko told lawmakers on Wednesday. "We have no real controls in place.”