Daily Archives: August 24, 2015

Critiquing U.S. Spending in Afghanistan, to Dramatic Effect

[Translate] Critiquing U.S. Spending in Afghanistan, to Dramatic Effect By RON NIXONAUG. 24, 2015 WASHINGTON — When the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, an American government watchdog, requested information in June about health clinics in that country funded by … Continue reading

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Maine contractor killed in Afghanistan blast had ‘dreaded his last trip there,’ mother says

[Translate] Posted Yesterday at 12:14 PM Updated at 8:17 AM Maine contractor killed in Afghanistan blast had ‘dreaded his last trip there,’ mother says Corey Dodge, 40, a father of four from Garland, had been doing tours there since 2006 … Continue reading

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USAID and Watchdog Continue Sparring Over Afghan Health Clinics

[Translate] USAID and Watchdog Continue Sparring Over Afghan Health Clinics By Charles S. Clark 8:00 AM ET SIGAR John Sopko Charles Dharapak/AP In another volley over measuring results of a $210 million U.S.-funded health care program run by the Afghan … Continue reading

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SIGAR Letter to USAID Concerning Accuracy of Location Data for Afghan Health Facilities

[Translate] SIGAR Letter to USAID Concerning Accuracy of Location Data for Afghan Health Facilities Today, SIGAR published its response to USAID concerning the accuracy of location data for health facilities supported by a $210 million USAID-funded program in Afghanistan. The … Continue reading

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Intelligence Contractor Oversight, and More from CRS

[Translate] Secrecy News Intelligence Contractor Oversight, and More from CRS Posted on Aug.24, 2015 in CRS, Intelligence, Oversight by Steven Aftergood Effective oversight of intelligence community contractors is a particularly difficult exercise since the reliability of official data on contractor … Continue reading

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