Daily Archives: April 8, 2014

Management Alert: (Contract File Management Deficiencies)

[Translate] Management Alert: (Contract File Management Deficiencies) Deficiencies) State Department The Office of Inspector General March 20, 2014

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Blackwater Named in State Department Probe, Spent $$ on Pricey Airfare, Deep Fat Fryer

[Translate] Blackwater Named in State Department Probe, Spent $$ on Pricey Airfare, Deep Fat Fryer By Ali Weinberg Apr 8, 2014 8:00am Members of the US private security company Blackwater secure the way of a US convoy in Baghdad, July … Continue reading

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Blackwater expenses: probed and problematic

[Translate] Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 11:23 AM EST Blackwater expenses: probed and problematic Shady private security contractors received $1 billion in funds that the State Department did not properly track Natasha Lennard According to a report from a State Department … Continue reading

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Kremlin accuses U.S. security firm with links to Blackwater of sending ‘private army’ to Ukraine disguised as local forces in latest escalation of anti-American rhetoric

[Translate] Kremlin accuses U.S. security firm with links to Blackwater of sending ‘private army’ to Ukraine disguised as local forces in latest escalation of anti-American rhetoric Russian Foreign Ministry said there were around ‘150 American specialists’ Statement claimed security firm … Continue reading

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Alan Gross, U.S. contractor held in Cuba, goes on hunger strike

[Translate] Alan Gross, U.S. contractor held in Cuba, goes on hunger strike James L. Berenthal/AP – In this Nov. 27, 2012 file photo provided by James L. Berenthal, jailed American Alan Gross poses for a photo during a visit by … Continue reading

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In Afghanistan last week, a former DAI employee, a USAID contractor, was arrested for embezzling $539,000.

[Translate] FP Situation Report April 8, 2014   In Afghanistan last week, a former DAI employee, a USAID contractor, was arrested for embezzling $539,000. Situation Report has learned that the employee, Abdul Khalil Qadery, was arrested by Afghan authorities after … Continue reading

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Agility Logistics exclusive: MoD hires company blacklisted in US to sell off Army gear

[Translate] Agility Logistics exclusive: MoD hires company blacklisted in US to sell off Army gear Solomon Hughes Monday 10 March 2014 A Kuwaiti firm blacklisted by the US military on major fraud charges has been hired by the British Army … Continue reading

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