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The contracting commission estimated that since 2002, the U.S. has committed nearly $31 billion to training, equipping, and supporting the Afghan security forces.
The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan is going dark.The Congressionally-chartered commission will shut down at the close of business Friday after three years, 25 hearings and eight reports to Congress.
The Commission on Wartime Contracting says the United States has misspent tens of billions of dollars on contracts and grants.
A recent hearing by the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan took a look at whether Defense has made adequate plans and actual progress to improve the federal workforce that oversees billions of dollars in contracting activity. Former Congressman Chris Shays is the co-chairman of the Commission brings us up to speed.
The State Department's plan to use private contractors in Iraq after after the troops withdraw next year is ‘not adequate,' according to a report issued Monday.
The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan took on the meaning of "inherently governmental."
A lack of basic infrastructure in Afghanistan is slowing the U.S. effort to build up the Afghan security forces.