Thursday, March 22, 2007

Change sought in U.S. reconstruction programs

The opening paragraph of this IHT article provides a tidy summary of a report by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction:

'The failures of the American-financed reconstruction program in Iraq threaten to be repeated elsewhere unless the gulf between the military and civilian efforts in wartime is bridged by structural changes in the U.S. government, a federal oversight agency said in a report Thursday.'