Former Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Discusses Middle East Anti-Corruption Compliance Strategies

“Oversight under fire” is how Stuart Bowen, who served as Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction from January 2004 through October 2013 and currently serves as a Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, described his team’s role in discovering and fighting corruption in Iraq during and after the war.  In his remarks to the Momentum Global Anti-Corruption Congress in Washington, D.C. in March, he discussed the lessons learned from those successes and provided advice to American companies looking to do business in the region.  Bowen also emphasized the need for reform in how the U.S. manages its stabilization and reconstruction efforts in areas of military conflict.

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