Data On Intelligence Contractors Spotty, GAO Report Finds

Law360, Washington (February 13, 2014, 6:32 PM EST) -- The U.S. government’s intelligence agencies aren’t taking adequate inventory of their contract personnel, making it hard to assess costs, requirements and risks for the government’s intelligence gathering activities, a U.S. Government Accountability Office report said on Thursday.

The GAO said agencies like the Central Intelligence Agency and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence haven’t been able to supply reliable data on the number and cost of so-called core contract personnel used to augment their workforces, stifling the government's ability to know exactly what government...
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