Iraq Reconstruction and Contractors

The Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars in Iraq, focusing on the use of… read more

The Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars in Iraq, focusing on the use of private military contractors. Family members of four Blackwater employees killed in Fallujah testified about what they view as profiteering by Blackwater USA, including the company’s alleged failure to provide armored vehicles and other critical safety equipment. The committee also examined Blackwater’s security operations in Iraq and multiple layers of contracts and subcontracts that compound costs to the taxpayer. close

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Iraq Reconstruction and Contractors

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Program ID:
196583-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 7, 2007
Last Aired:
Feb 11, 2007

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  • Feb 07, 2007 | 8:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 2007 | 1:53am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 2007 | 2:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2007 | 11:39am EST | C-SPAN 1
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