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Iraq: Who watched the watchers?

Sep 30, 2013
The office established as the temporary oversight agency for Iraq reconstruction will cease operations.
Posted In: Iraq, afghanistan, government waste

Why wasteful spending and war seem to go hand in hand

Jul 16, 2013
A Senate committee takes up the issue of war-time contracting, looking at the huge amounts of waste and fraud during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Posted In: Iraq war, Afghanistan war, military waste, Iraq, afghanistan

What Iraq taught us about reconstruction

Mar 20, 2013
In his final report to Congress this month, U.S. Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen said much of the $60 billion the U.S. spent on rebuilding Iraq was wasted.
Posted In: Iraq, military, afghanistan

Homeless vets face challenges in filing disability claims

Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist
Posted In: veterans, homeless, military, disability, Vietnam, Iraq, afghanistan

Report: Iraq could double its oil production

Oct 9, 2012
Higher production could make Iraq the world's second-largest oil exporter. Most of the added oil won't go to the U.S., but to countries helping Iraq rebuild its oil facilities and basic infrastructure.
Posted In: Iraq, Oil

U.S. ambassador on futures of Iraq and North Korea

Jan 11, 2012
U.S. diplomat Chris Hill discusses the economic conditions of Iraq and North Korea as they make important transitions, and how they might change in the future.
Posted In: Iraq, North Korea

Iraq's oil industry after U.S. withdrawal

Dec 30, 2011
Now that U.S. troops have pulled out Iraq, turns out direct benefit for American oil companies never materialized.
Posted In: Oil, Iraq

U.S. troops quit Iraq, but large U.S. presence remains

Dec 14, 2011
About 15,000 people will stay on under State Department auspices, including more than 10,000 contractors. Oversight could be a challenge.
Posted In: Iraq, military

Iraqi president drums up U.S. business

Dec 13, 2011
Nouri al-Maliki meets with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The trade group says its members are ready to sign hundreds of millions of dollars worth of new contracts.
Posted In: infrastructure, Iraq, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Iraqi government will still depend on U.S. for help

Dec 12, 2011
The country has money from the billions of barrels of oil it produces everyday, but it will still need guidance from the U.S. when it comes to strategic planning and training.
Posted In: Iraq

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