Category Archives: Reconstruction

Sopko Unveils Updated High-Risk List at CSIS

[Translate] Today, Special Inspector General John F. Sopko unveiled SIGAR’s updated High-Risk List in a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). As a new Administration and a new Congress prepare to inherit America’s longest war and largest reconstruction effort, the High-Risk List calls … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Reconstruction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Afghanistan Reconstruction: Enduring Challenges for the New Administration and Congress

[Translate] Afghanistan Reconstruction: Enduring Challenges for the New Administration and Congress Wednesday, January 11, 2017 10:00 am – 11:30 am CSIS Headquarters Leadership of America’s longest war will soon be handed over to its third presidential administration and a new … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Reconstruction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

US Reconstruction Aid for Afghanistan: The Dollars and Sense

[Translate] US Reconstruction Aid for Afghanistan: The Dollars and Sense

Posted in Academic, Afghanistan, Reconstruction | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

How Did a US-Funded Health Facility End Up in the Mediterranean Sea?

[Translate] January 4, 2017 | Cody Brooks How Did a US-Funded Health Facility End Up in the Mediterranean Sea? Gardez Hospital Under Construction. SIGAR badge and agent (inset). Photo credit: SIGAR and SIGAR / Flickr The US has spent hundreds … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Control, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Reconstruction | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Review of USAID-Funded Health Facilities in Baghlan Province

[Translate] Today, SIGAR released a review of USAID-supported health facilities in Baghlan province, Afghanistan. The letter notes: — SIGAR found substantial inaccuracies in the geospatial coordinates USAID previously provided for 30 health facilities. — Of the 22 facilities SIGAR visited … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Reconstruction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

“Nation-Building” Is Back: Now with Contractors

[Translate] Published on December 7th, 2016 | by Guest “Nation-Building” Is Back: Now with Contractors by Tim Shorrock Last month, President-elect Donald Trump told The New York Times that the United States under his watch will not “be a nation … Continue reading

Posted in Outsourcing/Privatization, Reconstruction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

U.S. taxpayers footing the bill for security at unused ‘Ghost Hotel’ in Kabul

[Translate] Afghanistan U.S. taxpayers footing the bill for security at unused ‘Ghost Hotel’ in Kabul By Perry Chiaramonte Published November 17, 2016 FoxNews.com Kabul ‘Ghost Hotel’ shows troubling lack of oversight Welcome to the Hotel Kabul, where you can’t check … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Reconstruction | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Profiting from destruction: The Iraq reconstruction, auditing and the management of fraud

[Translate] Profiting from destruction: The Iraq reconstruction, auditing and the management of fraud

Posted in Academic, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Iraq, Reconstruction | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Reconstruction and Peacebuilding Under Extreme Adversity: The Problem of Pervasive Corruption in Iraq

[Translate] Reconstruction and Peacebuilding Under Extreme Adversity: The Problem of Pervasive Corruption in Iraq

Posted in Academic, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Iraq, Reconstruction | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Reconstruction: An Agenda

[Translate] Reconstruction: An Agenda

Posted in Academic, Reconstruction | Tagged , | Leave a comment