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Afghanistan Contracts: An Overview


Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, SD-342

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Member Statements


The current increase of forces in Afghanistan ss accompanied by a corresponding increase in the number and value of contracts for support and reconstruction. The hearing reviewed whether the lessons learned from Iraq are being applied in Afghanistan. The hearing also examined new findings from federal auditors and explore abuses in the award, management, and oversight of Afghanistan contracts. This hearing was the second in a planned series of hearings covering actual and potential waste, fraud, and abuse in Afghanistan contracts. Additional information and materials relating to this hearing are available at


Panel 1

  • Mr.  William H. Campbell
    Director of Operations, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)
    U.S. Department of Defense
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  • Edward M. Harrington
    Deputy Assistant Secretary (Procurement)
    U.S. Army
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  • Mr.   Charles North
    Senior Deputy Director, Afghanistan-Pakistan Task Force
    U.S. Agency for International Development
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  • Mr.   Daniel F. Feldman
    Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
    U.S. Department of State
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  • Mr.  Jeffrey Parsons
    Executive Director, Army Contracting Command, Department of the Army
    U.S. Department of Defense
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