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Allegations of Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Security Contracts at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul


Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, SD-342

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Member Statements


The purpose of the hearing was to examine concerns relating to the State Department’s contract to acquire security services at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. The Subcommittee has learned of allegations that the security of the Embassy may have been jeopardized over the last two years because of the contractor’s failure to comply with U.S. laws and contract terms. The hearing examined these allegations and explore potential abuses in the management and oversight of the contract. Additional information and materials relating to this hearing are available at

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Panel 1

  • William H. Moser
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Logistics Management
    U.S. Department of State
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Panel 2

  • Mr.  Samuel Brinkley
    Vice President, Homeland and International Security Services
    Wakenhut Services, Inc.
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