Quote: 5th Largest Recipient of USAID Funds

“If it were a state, Helmand alone would be the world’s fifth largest recipient of funds from the U.S. Agency for International Development.”

Gilles Dorronsoro
Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Testimony at the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
November 2009