JIEDDO's future sorted: Personnel cut by 90%, but it stays




The Pentagon’s Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) is to cut 90% of its staff by 2017, according to US Department of Defense documents reported by Military Times. The future of the organisation has been uncertain for many months with the impending withdrawal from Afghanistan next year and the enormous pressure on the DoD to cut spending. In one of his final acts as deputy defense secretary, Ashton Carter decided to keep JIEDDO operating at a "base capacity level" and ensure the US...
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