Rebuilding Iraq: Actions Still Needed to Improve the Use of Private Security Providers

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Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "GAO was asked to address (1) the extent to which coordination between the U.S. military and private security providers has improved since GAO's 2005 report, (2) the ability of private security providers and the Department of Defense (DOD) to conduct comprehensive background screenings of employees, and (3) the extent to which U.S. or international standards exist for establishing private security provider and employee qualifications. For this testimony, GAO drew from its July 2005 report on private security providers, and its preliminary observations from an ongoing engagement examining contractor ... continued below

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United States. Government Accountability Office. June 13, 2006.

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Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "GAO was asked to address (1) the extent to which coordination between the U.S. military and private security providers has improved since GAO's 2005 report, (2) the ability of private security providers and the Department of Defense (DOD) to conduct comprehensive background screenings of employees, and (3) the extent to which U.S. or international standards exist for establishing private security provider and employee qualifications. For this testimony, GAO drew from its July 2005 report on private security providers, and its preliminary observations from an ongoing engagement examining contractor screening practices."

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United States. Government Accountability Office. Rebuilding Iraq: Actions Still Needed to Improve the Use of Private Security Providers, text, June 13, 2006; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc291073/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.