U.S. needs millions more to complete Afghanistan’s ‘Pentagon’

By Tim Craig, December 8, 2013

KABUL — The Afghan “Pentagon” being built here is a sprawling symbol of U.S. generosity.

The American government has already spent about $107 million — double the initial estimate — on the five-story Defense Ministry headquarters, which will include state-of-the-art bunkers and the second-largest auditorium in Kabul.

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