House panel directs comptroller general to review armed overwatch

By Briana Reilly / July 28, 2021 at 4:40 PM
Lawmakers on the House Armed Services intelligence and special operations subcommittee are calling on the comptroller general to review U.S. Special Operations Command's armed overwatch program as part of their fiscal year 2022 defense policy proposal. The program, which experienced significant funding cuts in FY-21, has faced congressional demands for extra oversight and apparent skepticism from lawmakers. Under the subcommittee's mark , that oversight would come in the form of an assessment covering topics ranging from the extent to which...

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