An ICIJ Investigation
Windfalls of War
Which American companies won the biggest contracts in postwar Iraq and Afghanistan?
- A comprehensive examination of companies that won contracts that are not competitively bid for work in Iraq and Afghanistan — and of their campaign contributions, led by General Electric and Vinnell Corporation (the former Northrup Grumman).
- These contracts have tripled in size since 9/11, to $140 billion. Who loses? The taxpayer.