Daily Archives: August 18, 2016

Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons

[Translate] Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons By Matt Zapotosky August 18 at 12:00 PM Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates instructed Justice Department officials Thursday to end its use of private prisons. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) The Justice … Continue reading

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Report: Contractors outnumber U.S. troops in Afghanistan 3-to-1

[Translate] Report: Contractors outnumber U.S. troops in Afghanistan 3-to-1 By: Leo Shane III, August 17, 2016 (Photo Credit: Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/Air Force) Defense Department contractors in Afghanistan still outnumber U.S. troops by a 3-to-1 margin according to new research … Continue reading

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