Mo. Sen. Slams Afghan Reconstruction Auditor

Law360, New York (November 18, 2010, 7:01 PM EST) -- Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., denounced the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction on Thursday, charging him with inept management, failure to meet basic expectations and possibly engaging in the same sort of cronyism he was appointed to root out.

SIGAR (pronounced “cigar”) chief Arnold Fields, a former U.S. Marines major general, has fallen woefully short in his mission, completing not a single reconstruction contract audit in his first 16 months in office and only 34 total audits during his tenure, McCaskill said during a hearing of...
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