Washington, September 04: The Congress US Commission on Wartime Contracting published a report detailing gross negligence, waste of money and fraud by U.S. contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The committee’s report said that as much as 60 billion dollars are lost due to fraud or lost in the two countries, describing it as “worrying” that the failure can not continue amid the deepening economic crisis country.
The report states that the security forces of the United States is too dependent on private contractors, whose number is sometimes higher than that of the military and civilian personnel, reports Reuters.
Since 2002, the U.S. spent about U.S. $ 206 000 000 000 Grants and agreements with private military contractors.
According to Michael Thibault, co-chair of the panel, the surveillance of U.S. government has led to waste, fraud and abuse.
United States invaded Afghanistan in October 2001 as part of the “war on terror” pretext. Insecurity is, however, the rise in Afghanistan despite the presence of nearly 150,000 US-led forces there.
U.S. also invaded Iraq in 2003, arguing that the Middle East, the land was in possession of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
It was later revealed that not only executed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was not in possession of weapons of mass destruction, but also that the American and British leaders knew about the non-existence of such weapons.
But nearly 50,000 U.S. troops remain in Iraq.
Development in the context of the economic crisis in the United States, which, Barack Obama is the worst U.S. economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
The United States, when addressing the approximately $ 3 billion budget deficit and an unemployment rate of over 9 percent.