Daily Archives: January 20, 2015

The ‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal Exposes The Rot In The US Navy’s Senior Ranks

[Translate] The ‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal Exposes The Rot In The US Navy’s Senior Ranks John R. Schindler, The XX Committee Jan. 16, 2015, 4:50 PM 8,931 Sandy Huffaker/ReutersUS Naval Criminal Investigative Service agent John Beliveau speaks with reporters after leaving … Continue reading

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U.S. top court rejects appeals by Halliburton, KBR over conduct overseas

[Translate] U.S. top court rejects appeals by Halliburton, KBR over conduct overseas By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:18am EST The company logo of Halliburton oilfield services corporate offices is seen in Houston, Texas April 6, 2012. Credit: … Continue reading

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The Savings from Seven Key Afghanistan Audits: $1.1 Billion

[Translate] The Savings from Seven Key Afghanistan Audits: $1.1 Billion By Charles S. Clark 12:27 PM ET A recent audit looked at Defense’s procedures to account for weapons provided to the Afghan National Security Forces. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Department of Defense: More than 75 Percent of All SIGAR Audit and Inspection Report Recommendations Have Been Implemented

[Translate] Department of Defense: More than 75 Percent of All SIGAR Audit and Inspection Report Recommendations Have Been Implemented

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Air Force Turns to Supersonic Mercenaries

[Translate] BOOM TIME 01.20.15 Air Force Turns to Supersonic Mercenaries The ‘smallest Air Force in history’ is dealing with more missions than ever. So the flyboys are calling in the military contractors to operate their jets. The U.S. Air Force … Continue reading

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Five Corporations You’ve Never Heard of Are Making Millions From Mass Incarceration

[Translate] Five Corporations You’ve Never Heard of Are Making Millions From Mass Incarceration Monday, 19 January 2015 09:47 By James Kilgore, Truthout | News Analysis (Image: Money cuffs via Shutterstock)Likely the most well-known prison profiteers in the United States are … Continue reading

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