Daily Archives: January 3, 2016

We Blew $17 Billion in Afghanistan. How Would You Have Spent It?

[Translate] We Blew $17 Billion in Afghanistan. How Would You Have Spent It? by Megan McCloskey, Tobin Asher, Lena Groeger and Sisi Wei, ProPublica, and Christine Lee, Special to ProPublica, December 17, 2015 The U.S. government has wasted billions of … Continue reading

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Polish bootcamp trains security contractors for mission impossible

[Translate] Polish bootcamp trains security contractors for mission impossible Poland’s European Security Academy trains private contractors from around the world at a 100 hectare training center, using real weapons and ex-special forces instructors, to prepare for militants or pirates By … Continue reading

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Drones and Contractor Mission Creep

[Translate] Drones and Contractor Mission Creep By Laura Dickinson Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 9:03 AM I have written previously about the transparency, oversight, and accountability issues that outsourcing aspects of the U.S. drone program can pose – issues that … Continue reading

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