Category Archives: Reconstruction

No, the US did not spend $43 million on a gas station in Afghanistan

[Translate] No, the US did not spend $43 million on a gas station in Afghanistan By Jeff Goodson, opinion contributor — 01/17/18 12:40 PM EST 29 The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The … Continue reading

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Pentagon Task Force’s $675 Million in Contracts to Rebuild Afghanistan Found Wasteful

[Translate] Pentagon Task Force’s $675 Million in Contracts to Rebuild Afghanistan Found Wasteful By Charles S. Clark January 9, 2018 The Defense Department’s now-defunct business task force for rebuilding war-torn Afghanistan has again been found to have ineffectively spent its budget, devoting … Continue reading

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Trump Aides Recruited Businessmen to Devise Options for Afghanistan

[Translate]  Trump Aides Recruited Businessmen to Devise Options for Afghanistan By MARK LANDLER, ERIC SCHMITT and MICHAEL R. GORDONJULY 10, 2017 Photo Erik D. Prince in 2014. He was a founder of the private security firm Blackwater Worldwide. Credit Andrew … Continue reading

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Another Year, Another SIGAR Panning of Afghan Rebuilding

[Translate] Another Year, Another SIGAR Panning of Afghan Rebuilding Published on May 22, 2017 by Sam Sacks The watchdog charged with overseeing the US government’s costly reconstruction effort in Afghanistan has more bad news: the campaign is still plagued by corruption. … Continue reading

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Assessing the pro-poor effect of different contracting schemes for health services on health facilities in rural Afghanistan

[Translate] Assessing the pro-poor effect of different contracting schemes for health services on health facilities in rural Afghanistan

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Examining U.S. Reconstruction Efforts In Afghanistan

[Translate] Examining U.S. Reconstruction Efforts In Afghanistan

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Afghanistan Reconstruction Contracts: Lessons Learned and Ongoing Problems

[Translate] Afghanistan Reconstruction Contracts: Lessons Learned and Ongoing Problems

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Iraqi Reconstruction: Reliance on Private Military Contractors and Status Report

[Translate] Iraqi Reconstruction: Reliance on Private Military Contractors and Status Report

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A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF AMERICAN POST-CONFLICT RECONSTRUCTION

[Translate] A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF AMERICAN POST-CONFLICT RECONSTRUCTION

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Land Reform – Impact & Sustainability of $41.2 Million USAID Program Unknown

[Translate] Today, SIGAR released an audit of the $41.2 million USAID-funded Land Reform in Afghanistan (LARA) Program Key points: — Under the current Afghan government, millions of displaced Afghans have returned home, often seeking to reclaim the land they previously … Continue reading

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