Category Archives: Reconstruction

CIVIL FRAUD LIABILITY AND IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION: A RETURN TO THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT’S WAR-PROFITEERING ROOTS

[Translate] CIVIL FRAUD LIABILITY AND IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION: A RETURN TO THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT’S WAR-PROFITEERING ROOTS

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Afghanistan’s Health Care Sector: USAID’s Use of Unreliable Data Presents Challenges in Assessing Program Performance and the Extent of Progress

[Translate] Afghanistan’s Health Care Sector: USAID’s Use of Unreliable Data Presents Challenges in Assessing Program Performance and the Extent of Progress

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Reconstruction under Adversity, Rebuilding Iraq — Lessons for the Future

[Translate] Reconstruction under Adversity, Rebuilding Iraq — Lessons for the Future

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SIGAR: ‘High-Risk List’ Shows Continued Erosion in Afghanistan Reconstruction

[Translate] SIGAR: ‘High-Risk List’ Shows Continued Erosion in Afghanistan Reconstruction By: Jen Judson, January 11, 2017 (Photo Credit: Capt. Jarrod Morris / 3rd Infantry Division) WASHINGTON — Among real Afghan security forces there are roughly tens of thousands of fellow soldiers on … Continue reading

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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

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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

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US Reconstruction Aid for Afghanistan: The Dollars and Sense

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

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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

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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

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“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

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