Daily Archives: May 7, 2012

Lloyds owns stake in US firm accused over CIA torture flights

[Translate] Lloyds owns stake in US firm accused over CIA torture flights Rupert Neate guardian.co.uk, Sunday 6 May 2012 14.18 EDT Computer Sciences Corporation, according to Reprieve, organised a flight that took Khaled ­al-Masri, a German mistakenly imprisoned by the … Continue reading

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U.S. citizen abducted in Pakistan asks Obama to meet al Qaeda demands

[Translate] U.S. citizen abducted in Pakistan asks Obama to meet al Qaeda demands By the CNN Wire Staff updated 5:41 AM EDT, Mon May 7, 2012 Video released of American captive STORY HIGHLIGHTS Warren Weinstein was abducted in Pakistan in … Continue reading

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ManTech falls as slowing war zone missions hurt quarter

[Translate] ManTech falls as slowing war zone missions hurt quarter Fri May 4, 2012 11:15am EDT (Reuters) – Shares of ManTech International Corp (MANT.O) fell as much as 16 percent after the information technology company reported first-quarter results below analysts’ … Continue reading

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Corruption still threatens U.S. efforts in Afghanistan

[Translate] Corruption still threatens U.S. efforts in Afghanistan Special inspector general presents sobering view of challenges as exit looms Posted May 3, 2012, 9:45 am Aaron Mehta The Center for Public Integrity When President Barack Obama signed a formal agreement in Kabul … Continue reading

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USAID spent $400 million in Afghanistan “despite uncertain results”

[Translate] USAID spent $400 million in Afghanistan “despite uncertain results” Australian troops in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan. Source: militaryphotos.net The title of this audit report, the latest from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, says it all: USAID spent almost … Continue reading

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US military-industrial giant KBR in bidding to privatize British police forces

[Translate] US military-industrial giant KBR in bidding to privatize British police forces Posted: May 02, 2012 7:36 PM EDT Updated: May 02, 2012 7:36 PM EDT Source: NewsCore LONDON — Giant US military-industrial company Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) is … Continue reading

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Discovery Spat Resolved in Alien Tort Case Over ‘Plan Colombia’

[Translate] Discovery Spat Resolved in Alien Tort Case Over ‘Plan Colombia’ By Ross Todd The Litigation Daily April 26, 2012 Thorny discovery disputes are part of the Lit Daily’s stock and trade. But try this for thorny: In a decade-old … Continue reading

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