Karzai Aide Scandal Underscores Afghan Anticorruption Failures

For years, Mohammad Zia Salehi managed to keep a low profile, even while wielding significant influence in the murky world of Afghan politics. That all changed in July, when the administrative head of President Hamid Karzai’s National Security Office was arrested on the basis of a months-long investigation conducted by a U.S.-backed anticorruption task force….