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A guard stands in a 10 bedroom mansion owned by the General Iyu, Kabul Chief of Police, in Shirpoor neighborhood- where many high ranking government officials reside in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008. Rampant corruption within the government of President Hamid Karzai has drained funds meant for reconstruction and development...Photo by Danfung Dennis for The New York Times.