Congress threatens to cut $5 in Afghan aid for every $1 in exit taxes imposed by Karzai gov't

  • by: BRADLEY KLAPPER , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 23, 2013 - 10:30 AM

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers threatened Afghanistan on Tuesday with severe cuts in foreign aid if President Hamid Karzai's government institutes an exit tax on American military equipment, food supplies and other goods as the United States pulls most of its troops and much of its property out of the country over the next 18 months.

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