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    Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan Final Report

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan issued its final report, finding over $30 billion in waste and fraud from U.S.-funded contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan over…

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    Contracting Support of U.S. Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy on the department’s contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Among the topics he addressed were the transition of authority to civilian control…

    2,500 views
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    Government Anti-Fraud Efforts, Panel 1

    Officials testified on the effectiveness of past recommendations on contracting reform and current fraud, waste and abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan contracting. 

    1,098 views
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    U.S. Military Withdrawal from Iraq

    Witnesses testified about transitioning responsibility for U.S. operations in Iraq from the Defense Department to the State Department as part of the final withdrawal of U.S.…

    543 views
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    Contractor Performance and Suspensions in Iraq and Afghanistan, Panel 1

    The independent and bipartisan federal Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held a hearing on the effectiveness of government’s tools to hold contractors…

    873 views
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    Contractor Performance and Suspensions in Iraq and Afghanistan, Panel 2

    The independent and bipartisan federal Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held a hearing on the effectiveness of government’s tools to hold contractors…

    539 views
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    Afghan Construction Projects, Federal Officials

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting held a hearing to examine the spending of U.S. tax dollars an Afghanistan, as well as the quality of contract supervision. Military commanders and…

    532 views
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    Afghan Construction Projects, Arnold Fields Testimony

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting held a hearing to examine the spending of U.S. tax dollars in Afghanistan, as well as the quality of contract supervision. Arnold Fields, the U.S.…

    3,133 views
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    Subcontracting Risks in Combat Zones, Government Panel

    Government officials testified about the effectiveness and oversight of contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. They focused on a review of prime contractors' billing and cost records…

    1,179 views
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    Subcontracting Risks in Combat Zones, Subcontractors Panel

    Subcontractors testified about their business practices and the effectiveness of their work in Iraq and Afghanistan. They were also questioned by panel members about ethical, security…

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    Subcontracting Risks in Combat Zones, Prime Contractors

    Primary contractors testified about their business practices, use of subcontractors, and the effectiveness of their work in Iraq and Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were…

    837 views
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    Defense Planning and Support for Private Security Contractors

    Defense Department officials appeared before the Commission on Wartime Contracting panel. They talked about a new report released by the commission indicating the amount of planning in…

    515 views
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    Wartime Contracts and Private Security Firms, Executives Panel

    Executives from private security companies with contracts to provide security for some government agencies testified about agreements to provide services in Afghanistan and Iraq. Among…

    1,035 views
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    Wartime Contracts and Private Security Firms, Government Officials

    Witnesses from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and State and Defense Departments testified about the more than 40,000 private security contractors supporting U.S.…

    2,635 views
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    Federal Oversight of Wartime Contracts, Panel 2

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting held a hearing on improving the federal government’s planning and oversight of billions of dollars in services contracts for operations in Iraq…

    782 views
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    Federal Oversight of Wartime Contracts, Panel 1

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting held a hearing on improving the federal government’s planning and oversight of billions of dollars in services contracts for operations in Iraq…

    966 views
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    Reduction of Military Contractors in Iraq, Panel 1

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held a hearing on the reduction of nearly 100,000 military contractors in Iraq as a part of the Obama Administration’s…

    840 views
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    Reduction of Military Contractors in Iraq, Panel 2

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held a hearing on the reduction of nearly 100,000 military contractors in Iraq as a part of the Obama Administration’s…

    541 views
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    Reconstruction in Iraq and Afghanistan

    State and Defense Departments officials testified on their coordination and oversight of contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. They talked about a number of issues including the scope…

    277 views
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    Oversight of Afghan Security Forces Training

    Government officials and civilian contractors testified about the adequacy and oversight of contract training for Afghanistan’s national army, national police, and border…

    988 views
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