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From DoD to State: Agencies break new contracting ground in Iraq

In a first-ever interview, key officials from the Departments of Defense and State responsible for planning the transition to a diplomatic-led mission in Iraq discuss how the two agencies coordinated one of the largest overseas logistical operations since World War II. The article is the first part in Federal News Radio's special report, Trial by Fire: Overseas Contracting in Transition, part of the series, Inside the World's Biggest Buyer.

Tags: DoD , State , contingency contracting , Iraq , Catherine Ebert-Gray , Gary Motsek , acquisition , contracting , Iraq drawdown , Commission on Wartime Contracting , LOGCAP , Tommy Marks

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 04:29pm EDT
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IG reports: Prosecutions up for war zone crimes

As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down, the number of people indicted and convicted by the U.S. for bribery, theft and other reconstruction-related crimes in both countries is rapidly rising, according to two government reports released Sunday.

Tags: DoD , Iraq , Afghanistan , Stuart Bowen , Jon Novak , contracting

Sunday - 10/30/2011, 07:33pm EDT

SIGIR: State's not ready to take over in Iraq

Stuart Bowen told Congress the State Department is far from ready to take over the occupation of the country from the US military. We talk to him about that conclusion.

Tags: Federal Drive , Stuart Bowen , State , Congress , Iraq

Friday - 03/04/2011, 10:08am EST
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SIGIR: Defense can't account for $8.7 billion

A report by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction shows that insufficient accounting procedures has left DoD unable to account for 96% of the funding it received from the Development Fund for Iraq.

Tags: Defense , DoD , Development Fund for Iraq , Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction , Treasury , Rachel Stevens

Tuesday - 07/27/2010, 06:57am EDT

War zone corruption allegations rise

More and more cases of fraud and corruption by troops and contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan are being investigated. The Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, Stuart Bowen, brings us up to speed.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD , Stuart Bowen , Iraq and Afghanistan , contracting , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 06/23/2010, 10:15am EDT
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