Central Asia: Pentagon Tries to Cut Transport Costs by Spreading Wealth

The Pentagon is going local in Central Asia, seeking to increase the role of regional long-haul trucking firms and food producers in supplying US troops in Afghanistan. Local economies stand to benefit from new business opportunities, officials in Washington say.

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Matthew Stourbridge is the pseudonym for a journalist specializing in Central Asian affairs.

Central Asia: Pentagon Tries to Cut Transport Costs by Spreading Wealth

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