International | U.S. government chooses a Washington for-profit contractor over church groups serving in the country
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/12/19, 10:35 am
IRAQ: A $367 million effort to rebuild communities destroyed by ISIS with U.S. taxpayer dollars has floundered on regulations and outsourcing to an American contractor. Despite repeated White House pledges of directing aid to Christian and Yazidi communities, church groups in Iraq said they’ve been bypassed in favor of a Washington for-profit contractor—one that does $1.5 billion in business with the U.S.