State Didn’t Audit Bulk Of $315M Afghan Contracts: Report

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 6:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of State has largely failed to audit about $315.3 million in Afghanistan reconstruction contracts and has refused to compile lists of its most- and least-successful contracts, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction said in a Monday report.

Since 2002, the State Department has made 140 awards of at least $1 million each for reconstruction in Afghanistan, accounting for about $315.3 million, according to the report. Ninety-nine of the awards, worth about $191.6 million, were unaudited, mostly due to unclear State Department guidance,...
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