Panel Warns Of War Contracting Sustainability Risks

Law360, New York (June 7, 2011, 10:01 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense and other contracting agencies aren't doing enough to ensure that governments in Iraq and Afghanistan can maintain U.S.-funded projects on their own, according to a federal report issued Friday.

The Commission on Wartime Contracting, an independent bipartisan body, voiced concerns over the Iraqi government's ability to handle more than a hundred health care facilities built by U.S. contractors in that country and, in Afghanistan, a $300 million power plant and a security force in which the U.S. has invested billions, neither...
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