Comments are now closed due to spamming and personal attacks.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/huffpoclub

Breaking News

Uncle Sam: $60 000 000 000 Down an Iraqi Toilet

Posted on Thursday, 1st September 2011 @ 01:59 AM by Text Size A | A | A

WASHINGTON — An independent U.S. panel investigating wartime spending
estimates that as much as $60 billion has been lost to waste and fraud
over the past decade in Iraq and Afghanistan.

In its final report to Congress, the Commission on Wartime
Contracting said the figure could grow larger as U.S. support for
reconstruction projects and programs wanes and Iraq and Afghanistan are
unable to sustain the schools, medical clinics, roads and power plants
already built with American tax dollars.

The Associated Press obtained a copy of the commission’s report in advance of its scheduled Wednesday public release.

The commission says that in Afghanistan, the insurgency’s second
largest funding source after the illegal drug trade is the diversion of
money from U.S.-backed construction projects and transportation
contracts.

Congress established the commission in 2008.

Read more on Newsmax.com:  Up to $60 Billion in US War Funds Reportedly WastedImportant: Do You Support Pres. Obama’s Re-Election? Vote Here Now!

Related News On HPUB:

  • Last Call to be the World Leader in Outer Space. by Daniel Bruno

    Last Call to be World Leader First posted: 03/18/2010 at Huffpo “Where is that moon, that leads to your soul?” – Aromabar     Legend has it that Kaguya descended from a race of moon…

  • Electoral Science: The Winner of the 2016 Election Will be a Republican

    Originally published at Washington’s Blog in April, 2016   by Daniel Bruno   Electoral Science: The Winner of the 2016 Election Will be a Republican I was the first person in the world to proclaim…

  • Report from Rio

    Report from Rio Daniel “No Passport” Bruno, reporting from Rio de Janeiro. Daniel is from Manhattan, is an author, inventor, specialist in 9/11 studies, and the interview host at www.hpub.org which publishes over 1000 censored…

  • Join the Radical Republican Party

    The Radical Republican Party RRP aims to retire the two party system. Congressional approval ratings hover around 8% yet most members are re-elected over and over again. The old definitions of liberal and conservative, left…

... post your own so far 0 comments

Comments

No comments yet.

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

 
  • Hpub asks

    • Will Trump Survive to January 1, 2018 ?

      View Results

      Loading ... Loading ...
  • Breaking News