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Watchdogs: Agencies risking billions in war zones

Unless changes are made "the United States faces new waves of waste in Iraq and Afghanistan" according to the Commission on Wartime Contracting. USAID, the Departments of Defense and State are singled out in a new commission report for their inadequate planning.

Tags: Iraq , Afghanistan , contracting , waste , DoD , USAID , State , Ruben Gomez , DoD Report

Friday - 06/03/2011, 09:40am EDT
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DoD's process to buy services lacking

A Defense Science Board panel found DoD's procedures and its senior leaders don't give service contracts the attention they deserve. Service contracts make up more than 50 percent of the Defense Department's acquisition budget.

Tags: DoD , contracting , industry , management , DoD budget , service contracting , Defense Science Board , Jacques Gansler , Ashton Carter , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Monday - 04/25/2011, 08:21pm EDT
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Commission says DoD misspent billions in Afghanistan contracts

The Commission on Wartime Contracting says the United States has misspent tens of billions of dollars on contracts and grants.

Tags: Christopher Shays , DoD , Afghanistan , contracting , In Depth

Monday - 04/25/2011, 04:16pm EDT
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Afghan projects at risk

Poor planning and weak management are undermining the effort to build up the Afghan army and police while putting billions of U.S tax dollars at risk. We get details from Wartime Contracting Commission Co-chair Mike Thibault

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , Mike Thibault , oversight

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 09:40am EST
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IG: Afghan reconstruction efforts in big trouble

Arnold Fields says poor planning and weak management are undermining the effort to build up the Afghan army and police.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Arnold Fields , Michael Thibault , Afghanistan , contracting

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 03:20pm EST

Thibault defends departing Afghanistan IG

The U.S. official in charge of overseeing the billions of dollars being spent to rebuild Afghanistan announced his resignation. Mike Thibault, commission co-chair, talks with us about what's next.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , Mike Thibault , oversight , Suzanne Kubota , Arnold Fields

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 10:08am EST
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Wartime contracting review underway in Afghanistan

The Defense Logistics Agency is looking into small business contracts

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Defense , Defense Logistics Agency

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 08:40am EDT

Wartime Contracting changing in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's president is issuing an ultimatum to thousands of private security contractors he says are undermining his nation's army and police force: Cease operations in four months. Mike Thibault, Co-Chairman of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan, joins us with reaction.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , Mike Thibault , oversight , human trafficking , DoD , DCAA , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 08/18/2010, 10:08am EDT
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Wartime Contracting Comm. on billing, human trafficking

$21 billion in questioned and unsupported costs, human trafficking allegations covered in latest hearing of bipartisan commission.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Mike Thibault , contracting , Iraq , Afghanistan

Wednesday - 07/28/2010, 02:04pm EDT

Human trafficking alleged in Iraq contracting

Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan learns of allegations that subcontractors are stooping to human trafficking to fill positions. We get details from Michael Thibault, co-chair of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , Mike Thibault , oversight , human trafficking , DoD , DCAA

Tuesday - 07/27/2010, 10:08am EDT
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