Tag Archives: Reconstruction

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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In Afghanistan, Contractors Paid in Full for Incomplete Projects

In Afghanistan, Contractors Paid in Full for Incomplete Projects SIGAR reviewed 6 years of inspectors reports and found recurring problems in Defense Department reconstruction projects. By Catherine Putz March 16, 2016 After six years of inspection reports, the Special Inspector … Continue reading

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The Perilous State of Afghan Reconstruction: Lessons from Fifteen Years

The Perilous State of Afghan Reconstruction: Lessons from Fifteen Years Today, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, John F. Sopko delivered remarks at Harvard University, entitled, “The Perilous State of Afghan Reconstruction: Lessons from Fifteen Years.” The remarks note: — … Continue reading

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An Existential Threat: U.S. Oversight of and Responses to Corruption in Afghanistan

An Existential Threat: U.S. Oversight of and Responses to Corruption in Afghanistan Today, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, John Sopko, delivered a speech at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, titled, “An Existential Threat: … Continue reading

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