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.
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.
Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist
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.
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.
Dec 30, 2011
Now that U.S. troops have pulled out Iraq, turns out direct benefit for American oil companies never materialized.
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.
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.
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.