Corruption, kickbacks, and lies

Army ignored broker on arms deal

U.S. general supervised an Iraq contract that a slain American said was tangled in kickbacks.

Pentagon audit calls Halliburton’s price ‘illogical’

A new report questions $100 million in possible excess charges on the oil firm’s Iraq contract.

Strength of Iraqi forces questioned

U.S. commanders and Bush administration officials are overstating the number of Iraqi security forces on duty, providing an inaccurate picture about the training mission that is the U.S. military’s exit strategy for Iraq, a government audit agency said Monday.