Report Criticizes DOD Takeover Of Afghan Police Training

Law360, New York (August 15, 2011, 9:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense didn't adequately plan its takeover of U.S. Department of State contracts to train the Afghan Ministry of Interior and National Police, relying on a contractor's unrealistic work plans and leaving key positions undermanned, according to a report released Monday.

Despite a commitment to the congressional Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan to ensure a “seamless” transition from the State Department to the DOD, the transition hit several snags that could have been mitigated with better oversight and planning, according...
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