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What the U.S. Government Knew About Najlaa

David Isenberg | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Thanks to the American Civil Liberties Union, newly released documents reveal that the U.S. government and KBR were even more aware of the problem than previously known.

PMSC and Trafficking: Room for Improvement

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

How well are both governmental personnel and contractors doing in policing themselves in the area of sex trafficking? A new report tells us.

PMC to Pentagon, Just Trust Us

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

It's time for another check on private military contractor accountability. And I'm not talking about a critique from some liberal watchdog group or th...

The Good and the Bad in Using PMC in the Iraq Drawdown

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Two reports issued this past week by the Defense Department's Inspector General (IG) offers good and bad news regarding private military contractors (...

Earth to Pentagon: Follow the Freaking Money!

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

It's time to take another look at the wonderful, wacky world of government regulation of military contractors. By now it should be a no brainer that ...

April Fools Award Fees and the Army Corps of Engineers

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Since nobody has mentioned it thus far I thought I would draw your notice to a Department of Defense Inspector General's report. As it was dated April...

Contracting Oversight: Never Have So Few Surrendered So Much

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

The effectiveness of contractor support of expanded U.S. operations in Afghanistan and other contingency operations could be compromised by the failur...

KBR: Failing Upwards

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Up is down, night is day, and now, in the best tradition of George Orwell's 1984 newspeak KBR -- the company that was the subject of a recent Departm...

Earth to Government: Less CORS Equal Higher Risk of Fraud

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Isenberg

In a previous post I wrote that "it is easy to forget that oversight and accountability is improving." Well, everything is relative. A new joint aud...

Making the Army an Offer It Can't Refuse

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Isenberg

Last week saw the release of yet another report dealing with oversight on private military contractors. It is extremely significant, as it deals with LOGCAP, the mother of all private military contracts.

The Pentagon's Black Hole

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

It's not that DOD is flunking audits. You flunk an audit when you track the money and find it was not spent as intended. DOD cannot track the money; the Department of Defense is unauditable.