Monthly Archives: January 2015

STEAMROLLED: A Special Investigation into the Diplomacy of Doing Business Abroad

[Translate] STEAMROLLED: A Special Investigation into the Diplomacy of Doing Business Abroad The Magazine Steamrolled A special investigation into the diplomacy of doing business abroad. One of Europe’s poorest countries wanted a road, so U.S. mega-contractor Bechtel sold it a … Continue reading

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Air Force contractor agrees to settle false claims case

[Translate] Air Force contractor agrees to settle false claims case The Associated Press Published: January 29, 2015 OKLAHOMA CITY — A government contractor has agreed to pay $380,000 to settle civil claims involving allegations that it broke the law by … Continue reading

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Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Americans at Kabul airport base

[Translate]   Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Americans at Kabul airport base Afghan Air Force helicopters land at the airport. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters) By Sudarsan Raghavan and Missy Ryan January 30 at 10:59 AM Follow @africawriter Follow @missy_ryan KABUL — … Continue reading

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Quarterly Report to Congress: After 6 Years of Public Reporting ANSF Data Now Classified

[Translate] Quarterly Report to Congress: After 6 Years of Public Reporting ANSF Data Now Classified Today, SIGAR released its 26th Quarterly Report to Congress. The report notes: –After six years of being publicly reported, Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) data … Continue reading

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3 American contractors, Afghan national killed in shooting at Kabul airport

[Translate] 3 American contractors, Afghan national killed in shooting at Kabul airport By Sudarsan Raghavan and Missy Ryan January 29 at 3:27 PM Follow @africawriter Follow @missy_ryan KABUL — A gunman opened fire on a group of Americans on a … Continue reading

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Security contractor David Berry, killed in Libya, leaves a legacy of U.S. military service

[Translate]   Security contractor David Berry, killed in Libya, leaves a legacy of U.S. military service By Dan Lamothe January 28 at 4:32 PM Follow @danlamothe David J. Berry, 33, was one of at least 10 people killed in a … Continue reading

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Privateers! Their History and Future

[Translate] FLETCHER SECURITY REVIEW The Security Studies Journal of the Fletcher School, Tufts University WINTER 2015: MONEY & WAR Alexander Tabarrok / Alex Nowrasteh | 28 January 2015  Article from Vol.2 No.1: Money & War Privateers! Their History and Future As a longer article, this … Continue reading

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Accountability for Armed Contractors

[Translate] FLETCHER SECURITY REVIEW The Security Studies Journal of the Fletcher School, Tufts University Dr. Ian Ralby | 12 January 2015 Article from Vol.2 No.1, WINTER 2015: Accountability for Armed Contractors On 16 September 2007, the accountability of private armed … Continue reading

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American among victims of attack on hotel in Libyan capital

[Translate] American among victims of attack on hotel in Libyan capital Libya assesses deadly hotel attack(0:40) Libyan authorities began clearing debris from Tripoli’s Corinthia hotel, a day after heavily armed gunmen stormed the building, killing nine people. By Daniela Deane … Continue reading

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Iraq 3rd Quarter, FY 2004

[Translate] Iraq 3rd Quarter, FY 2004

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