"… ndent federal auditors of the reconstruction effort that the office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction by email that the latest ratings now are classified in their entirety. IS …"
"… did not respond to requests for an explanation. The change was flagged by Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko in his Oct. 2014 quarterly report released today. The classific …"
"… hands. Unfortunately, the system failed, according to a new report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, and for reasons that could easily have been foreseen. The bookkeeping ha …"
"… 888 had missing information or were duplicates, according to the report by Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko. More than 20,000 serial numbers in each of the DOD data …"
"… d be nearly a third of the total. A special auditor appointed by President Obama the following year said he discovered nearly $7 billion worth of Afghanist …"
"… ministrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service, who signed it. She’s an Obama political appointee and former registered lobbyist for the International D …"
"… “surge” during Obama’s first term. This grim news is a boon to the Taliban, which is now drawing at least $155 million a year from narcotics-related …"
"… ing the funds in insurgency, according to United Nations estimates. “The Taliban is involved in taxing opium poppy farmers; operating processing laboratori …"
"… e 5,000 miles of border the landlocked country shares with Pakistan, Iran, China and three Central Asian states. Among other initiatives, the U.S. is tryi …"
"… in 2012 and 2013 — described in general terms in a Sept. 5 audit by John F. Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction — hav …"
"… n statement released with the report on July 29, Special Inspector General John F. Sopko called the findings “troubling.” He said “this looks like bad value …"
"… for Afghan heroin headed to Russia. But according to the latest report by John F. Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, inspectors …"
"… is unable to “account for $201 million” worth of fuel purchases, said Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko, in a letter alerting two members of Congress to the mi …"
"… the base at risk for abandonment as well, according to a new report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.John Sopko, a former deputy director at Homeland Security and prosecutor w …"
"… GIR) for the past eight years, gave that estimate in an interview with the Center for Public Integrity on Monday, shortly after releasing a new summary of his office’s many gr …"
"… ns, it can be hard to find a new challenge. But if he was looking for one, John F. Sopko seems to have found it.This week, the Obama administration announced that …"
"… $100 billion the U.S. has spent on reconstruction efforts since 2002. U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction Steven Trent warned that deep corruption persists in the country, and can …"
"… poorly planned that $11.4 billion is at risk, according to an audit by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.Additional infrastructure is needed as the number of security personnel in …"
"… contractor, usually a large American company like Kellogg, Brown and Root (KBR) or DynCorp International, will often subcontract some or even a majority …"
"… mi’s top manager for Iraq and Kuwait obtained at least $133,000 to bribe KBR employees for subcontracts. In 2006, Mohammad Shabbir Khan, a Tamimi manag …"
"… f witness tampering in 2009. He admitted to paying $133,000 to an American KBR employee to win $21.8 million in subcontracts to supply food to troops in …"
"… ncial records to the Defense Contract Audit Agency and to prime contractor KBR, which want to examine the company’s books to pinpoint how Khan obtained …"
"… affairs office for procurement named a lieutenant colonel in Virginia, an Army official in San Antonio, a deputy secretary in the Army in Virginia and a …"
"… el in Virginia, an Army official in San Antonio, a deputy secretary in the Army in Virginia and a general in Afghanistan. No single official would be able …"