The Bush Administration Record: The Reconstruction of Iraq

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2005-10-18
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13 pages
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Additional, Minority, Dissenting Views
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The Special Investigations Division of the House Committee on Government Reform assessed the Bush Administration's record on the reconstruction of Iraq, focusing on the promised objectives of restoring oil production, increasing electricity production, and providing drinking water. The findings reveal consistent failures to meet these goals, with billions of dollars having been spent and little progress to show for it. Security challenges, cancellation of projects, and a flawed contracting strategy, including non-competitive contracts, contribute to the lack of success in Iraq's reconstruction.
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