Category Archives: Afghanistan

‘The Donald Trump of inspectors general’

‘The Donald Trump of inspectors general’ Posted on May 1, 2016 by Beatriz Simpkins Earlier this year, as a group of U.S. senators sat rapt before him, John Sopko decided to go for the goats. Sopko, hailed by many as … Continue reading

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April Quarterly Report, “Security: The Eroding Bedrock”

April Quarterly Report, “Security: The Eroding Bedrock” Today, SIGAR released its 31st (April 2016) Quarterly Report to Congress. The report notes: — The opening section titled “Security: The Eroding Bedrock,” notes that SIGAR’s work indicates five major challenges that confront … Continue reading

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Audit of Over $759 Million Spent on Education in Afghanistan

Audit of Over $759 Million Spent on Education in Afghanistan Today, SIGAR published an audit on DOD, State and USAID’s over $759 million investment in primary and secondary education in Afghanistan. The audit notes:

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Private Security Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq: The Potential Impact of the Montreux Document

Private Security Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq: The Potential Impact of the Montreux Document

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What We Have Learned From Our Inspections of Incinerators and Use of Burn Pits in Afghanistan: Final Assessment

What We Have Learned From Our Inspections of Incinerators and Use of Burn Pits in Afghanistan: Final Assessment

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DOD TFBSO: Review of Selected Expenditures Highlights Serious Management & Oversight Problems

DOD TFBSO: Review of Selected Expenditures Highlights Serious Management & Oversight Problems

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Oversight of Department of Defense Reconstruction Projects in Afghanistan.

Oversight of Department of Defense Reconstruction Projects in Afghanistan.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic District-North Needs To Improve Oversight of Construction Contractors in Afghanistan

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic District-North Needs To Improve Oversight of Construction Contractors in Afghanistan

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Interview: John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

Interview: John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction Jen Judson, Defense News 4:01 a.m. EDT April 11, 2016 (Photo: Mike Morones/Staff) 79 CONNECTTWEET 43 LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE WASHINGTON — The special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, John Sopko, is known as … Continue reading

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US Embassy Kabul’s Two New Buildings Have Hazardous Electrical Currents That Can Cause Severe Injury and Death

US Embassy Kabul’s Two New Buildings Have Hazardous Electrical Currents That Can Cause Severe Injury and Death April 13, 2016On July 24, 2009, DODIG released its report on Electrocution Deaths in Iraq (see Appendix A for the list of 18 … Continue reading

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