- Column: U.S. dickers over price of continuing to help... Updated: Nov-20-13 4:16 pm
You thought BSA stood for Boy Scouts of America or a brand of British motorcycle, but you were wrong. It stands for Bilateral Security Agreement and it will authorize the United States to ply the government of Afghanistan with $1.4 billion a month in aid. That's on top of the hundreds of billions we've spent there already.