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Watchdog Blames US for Lost Ukraine Aid: $1 Billion Missing in Military Support

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The U.S. government failed to properly track over $1 billion worth of weapons and military devices sent to Ukraine, as reported by the Defense Department’s inspector general.

The failure to comply with monitoring requirements raised concerns about potential theft or smuggling of the equipment.

The report highlighted the challenges in monitoring sensitive and high-risk weapons, with the potential loss estimated at $1 billion out of $1.7 billion sent as of June 2023. (Trending: GOP Rep. Mace Clashes Directly With Hunter Biden At Hearing)

Defense Department’s office of the inspector general wrote in a report, “The DoD did not fully comply with enhanced end‑use monitoring (EEUM) the program requirements for defense article accountability in a hostile environment.”

“Cooperation-Ukraine (ODC‑Ukraine) personnel have not been able to conduct initial inventories on all EEUM‑designated defense articles within 90 days of arrival,” continued the agency.

“It was beyond the scope of our evaluation to determine whether there has been diversion of such assistance,” wrote the DoD.

“The DoD OIG now has personnel stationed in Ukraine, and the DoD OIG’s Defense Criminal Investigative Service continues to investigate allegations of criminal conduct with regard to U.S. security assistance to Ukraine,” concluded the agency’s report.

The report comes at a time when Congress is discussing aid to Ukraine, and it emphasizes the difficulty in achieving a complete picture of defense supplies in Ukraine due to the changing inventory.

Additionally, the report represents only a fraction of the $50 billion in military equipment the U.S. has sent to Ukraine since 2014.

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