News of the investigation comes weeks after SIGAR released a report stating Afghanistan will not be able to care for its security infrastructure following the U.S. projected draw-down in 2014. The report highlighted an $800 million contract the Corps of Engineers gave to Exelis to train local security forces. The contractor was not performing adequate quality control on the services it was paid to supply, SIGAR claimed.
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Paul D. Shinkman is a national security reporter for U.S. News & World Report. You can follow him on Twitter or reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org