Runaway Spending on War Contractors

Tales of waste, fraud and mayhem by private contractors have been commonplace during 10 years of military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now a Congressional study commission has put a “conservative” estimate on waste of between $31 billion and $60 billion in the $206 billion paid to contractors since the start of the two wars.

Read more at the New York Times: Runaway Spending on War Contractors


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One Response to Runaway Spending on War Contractors

  1. Jack Smith says:

    In 1985 there were about 28 major defense contractors: By 2005 there were 5 or 6. Competition is good foe anybody but me.

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