Commission Slams Contractor Waste In Iraq, Afghanistan

Law360, New York (April 26, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Commission on Wartime Contracting on Monday called for greater accountability in government contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying that waste and fraud continue to be a significant problem despite dozens of criminal convictions and billions of needlessly spent dollars.

The commission heard testimony Monday from the special inspectors general for reconstruction in Iraq and Afghanistan and a representative from the U.S. Department of Defense, discussing the commission's February interim report on the government's over-reliance on contractors in wartime operations. The commission is scheduled to...
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