Disorganization And Turf Battles

Nordland, Rod; HIRSH, MICHAEL
November 2003
Newsweek;11/3/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 18, p29
Describes the problems of accountability and infighting that have occurred in the reconstruction of Iraq. Lack of oversight by the U.S. Agency for International Development in the reconstruction process; Disputes between different companies, and governmental agencies; Details of waste and overspending; Criticism of the Coalition Provisional Authority; Decision by the Bush presidential administration to assume control of the reconstruction process from the Defense Department.


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