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REPORT: U.S. Has Wasted Tens Of Billions Of Dollars On Contractors In Iraq And Afghanistan

A new report from a bipartisan commission set up to scrutinize the unprecedented use of contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan concludes that the United States has wasted tens of billions of the nearly $177 billion that has been spent on those contracts and grants since 2002. The report, titled "At What Risk? Correcting Over-reliance on Contractors in Contingency Operations," said its estimate may even understate the problem because it may not take into full account ill-conceived projects, poor planning and oversight by the U.
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Iraq Contractors Have Cost $100 Billion, Goverment Says

News : Huffington Post (6 years ago)

WASHINGTON -- The United States this year will have spent $100 billion on contractors in Iraq since the invasion in 2003, a milestone that reflects the Bush administration's unprecedented level of dependence on private firms for hel... Read Post

U.S. Wasted $30 Billion on Contractors

News : Truthdig (3 years ago)

By an estimate its co-chairs call “conservative,” the bipartisan Commission on Wartime Contracting has found that the government wasted $30 billion on the use of private contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. The co-chairs, writing in... Read Post

Report: More Than $30 Billion Wasted in Iraq, Afghanistan Wars

News : The Rundown News Blog (3 years ago)

A bipartisan panel known as the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan sent its final report to Congress Wednesday, detailing at least $30 billion -- and possibly as much as $60 billion -- in wasteful spending dur... Read Post


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