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Sié Chéou-Kang CenterPrivate Security Monitor

Trucks are prepared for combat patrol in Iraq.

U.S. Government Research & Oversight

Congressional Budget Office

The mandate of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is to provide the Congress with objective analyses to aid in economic and budgetary decisions. The documents that CBO publishes fall into two main categories: (1) cost estimates for legislation and (2) analyses of economic, budgetary, and policy issues. In its analyses, the CBO has studied the use of contractors to support U.S. activities in Iraq and Afghanistan. Note that in accordance with the CBO's mandate to provide objective and impartial analysis, CBO's reports contain no policy recommendations.

Analytical Studies

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