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John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

This episode, Michael Binder speaks to John Sopko, who served as Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction since 2012.

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IG says DoD hindered investigation into controversial Afghanistan rebuilding program

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Whistleblower hotlines changing the way IGs respond to waste, fraud and abuse

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IG: DoD puts hundreds of millions of dollars at risk in Afghanistan

The DoD Special Missions Wing in Afghanistan does not have adequate personnel to man its existing and planned aircraft fleet, according to an audit from…

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IG: Billions wasted on Iraq reconstruction

In his final report to Congress, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen’s conclusion was all too clear: Since the invasion a decade…

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Senators press Army on suspension and debarment delays

A bipartisan group of senators has written to top Army officials to express concern about delays in the suspension and debarment process that leave the service open to contracting waste and fraud. In a letter to Army Secretary John McHugh and Chief of Staff Raymond Odierno, the senators questioned “significant time lapses” between referrals for suspension and actual debarment of contractors in Afghanistan.

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