Daily Archives: September 11, 2013

In Iraq, the Bomb-Detecting Device That Didn’t Work, Except to Make Money

[Translate] In Iraq, the Bomb-Detecting Device That Didn’t Work, Except to Make Money By Adam Higginbotham July 11, 2013 Photograph by Karim Kadim/AP Photo On Dec. 9, 2009, Major General Jihad al-Jabiri, head of the Iraqi Ministry of the Interior’s … Continue reading

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Obama bans U.S. companies from competition

[Translate] Obama bans U.S. companies from competition Project is to assess south-of-the-border social conditions Published: 1 day ago Steve Peacock Steve Peacock is a freelance writer and photographer whose work has appeared in the Tampa Tribune, WND, Drug Enforcement Report, … Continue reading

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U.S. judge says Blackwater Iraq shooting case must move faster

[Translate] U.S. judge says Blackwater Iraq shooting case must move faster Reuters 12:37 p.m. EDT, September 10, 2013 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A judge on Tuesday ordered the U.S. government to speed up its criminal case against the Blackwater Worldwide security … Continue reading

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As Afghanistan investigations rise, so do conflicts

[Translate] As Afghanistan investigations rise, so do conflicts By Josh Smith Published: September 11, 2013 Related USAID funds given to unreliable Afghan health care program, report says Top auditor for Afghan reconstruction draws bureaucrats’ ire Billions in US aid to … Continue reading

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State Department Gives Misleading Testimony to Senate

[Translate] State Department Gives Misleading Testimony to Senate September 9, 2013 | David S. Hilzenrath Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick Kennedy A senior State Department official recently reassured lawmakers that the U.S. embassy in the capital of war-torn Afghanistan is … Continue reading

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