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    Defense Department Budget and Contracting

    Defense Undersecretary for Acquisitions Ashton Carter testified on the Defense Department’s efforts to cut costs on federal contracts, increase competition, and improve Pentagon…

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    Wartime Contractor Business Systems, Panel 1

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held hearings on review procedures of reconstruction and security contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The panel consisted…

    5,344 views
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    Wartime Contractor Business Systems, Panel 2

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held hearings to explore whether billions of dollars in taxpayer money are at risk from inadequate contractor business…

    4,879 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.…

    2,567 views
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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…

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    Wartime Contracts and Private Security Firms

    Witnesses testified on the role and oversight of more than 40,000 private security contractors supporting U.S. operations in Southwest Asia.

    2,034 views
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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…

    1,344 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…

    1,144 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

    793 views
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    Contracting Oversight in Iraq and Afghanistan

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting met with Defense Department and Army officials to examine the role of contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. The hearing examined the adequacy of…

    784 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…

    763 views
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    Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting continued its investigation into how U.S. tax dollars were spent on contracting projects in Afghanistan and Iraq. Witnesses focused on…

    633 views
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    Wartime Contracting Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

    Members of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan testified on the findings in their final report which noted that between $30 and $60 billion had been lost due to…

    594 views
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    Government Anti-Fraud Efforts, Panel 1

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held a hearing on federal government’s efforts to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in wartime contracting. Witnesses…

    541 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…

    514 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…

    489 views
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    Translation Services Contract for Iraq Operations, Panel 1

    The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan held a hearing on translation services contracts in Iraq. The commission heard from the U.S. Army and their private…

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