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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…

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    Government Anti-Fraud Efforts, Inspectors General Panel

    The special inspectors general for reconstruction in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Department of Defense inspector general testified on the effectiveness of past and current recommendations…

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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. 

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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…

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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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    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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    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…

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    Afghanistan Construction Projects

    Officials from companies that received contracts for work in Afghanistan testified on problems with planning, costs, delays, and host-nation sustainability of construction projects.

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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    Wartime Contracts and Private Security Firms, Thibault Opening Statement

    Michael Thibault made an opening statement at a commission oversight hearing on private security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. The panel following his remarks can be viewed on program…

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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.…

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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.

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    Government Anti-Fraud Efforts, Panel 2

    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…

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