Top Afghan Reconstruction Auditor Resigns

Law360, New York (January 11, 2011, 12:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. official charged with rooting out waste and fraud in the $56 billion dollar Afghanistan reconstruction effort has resigned following months of criticism of inefficiency and inept management.

President Barack Obama has not yet named a replacement for Arnold Fields, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, whose resignation he accepted Monday, according to a White House statement.

Fields, a retired U.S. Marine major general, was appointed to the newly created post in 2008 after a similar inspector general’s post successfully rooted out significant waste...
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