Intractable Afghan graft hampering US strategy–Afghan government has yet to prosecute a high-level corruption case

by Matthew Rosenberg and Graham Bowley

KABUL, Afghanistan — For the past few months, possibly the most intriguing poker game in Kabul has been taking place in the sprawling pink sitting room of the man at the center of one of the most public corruption scandals in the world, the near collapse of Kabul Bank.