Category Archives: Reconstruction

Audit of DOD, State, and USAID’s Over $2.6 Billion Investment in Afghanistan’s Information and Communications Technology Sector

Today, SIGAR published an audit of DOD, State and USAID’s over $2.6 billion investment in Afghanistan’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector. The audit notes: — According to U.S. and Afghan officials, the ICT sector is generally seen as a … Continue reading

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Review of Location Data and Operating Conditions of USAID-Funded Health Facilities

Today, SIGAR published a letter to USAID regarding site inspections conducted to verify the location data and operating conditions of 29 U.S.-funded public health facilities in Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. The letter notes: — SIGAR found substantial inaccuracies in the geospatial … Continue reading

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We wasted $113B in Afghanistan, no wonder ‘America First’ resonates

We wasted $113B in Afghanistan, no wonder ‘America First’ resonates By Paul Sperry May 15, 2016 | 7:15am Modal Trigger The US lost $6 million of your money trying to spur the goat cashmere industry. Photo: EPA While Donald Trump took … Continue reading

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Interagency People to SIGAR: Hit the road John and don’t you come back no more, no more, no more …

  Interagency People to SIGAR: Hit the road John and don’t you come back no more, no more, no more … May 5, 2016 By domani spero Posted: 2:26 am PT Last year, the NYT covered SIGAR’s John Sopko. This past Labor … Continue reading

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‘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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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 Sector in Security Sector Reform: Essential But Not Yet Optimized

Private Sector in Security Sector Reform: Essential But Not Yet Optimized

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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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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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