Category Archives: Afghanistan

US-Afghan Security Agreement: Potential Implications for Contractors

Professionals Andrew D. Irwin Michael J. Navarre Related Practices Government Contracts International Regulation & Compliance US-Afghan Security Agreement: Potential Implications for Contractors October 20, 2014 On September 30, 2014, the new government of Afghanistan signed the now nearly year old … Continue reading

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Goldmine A Critical Look at the Commercialization of Afghan Demining

Goldmine  A Critical Look at the Commercialization of Afghan Demining  For paper click above link

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Bilateral Security Agreement Could Mean Afghan Tax Relief for U.S. Contractors posted on:

Bilateral Security Agreement Could Mean Afghan Tax Relief for U.S. Contractors posted on: Sunday, October 12, 2014 Yesterday the White House announced the signing of a Bilateral Security Agreement (“BSA”) between the United States and the Afghan Government of National Unity, as … Continue reading

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The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan

The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan Kashmir Monitor 1 June 2014 Copyright 2014. The Kashmir Monitor WASHINGTON, June 1 — News coverage of President Barack Obama‘s speech at West Point this week focused on one seemingly hard and fast … Continue reading

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Company wins new contracts despite federal probe

Company wins new contracts despite federal probe Oct. 9, 2014 – 09:00AM   | Lynn Tilton is the founder of the private equity firm Patriarch Partners, which owns MD Helicopters of Mesa, Arizona, and dozens of other companies. The Justice Department … Continue reading

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New Day for Private Security in Afghanistan

New Day for Private Security in Afghanistan Paul McLeary   The US Central Command and US Forces Afghanistan are on the lookout for a private security contractor that might be able to field up to 600 security guards to keep … Continue reading

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DynCorp Targeted with $150 Million Fraud Claim for Northrop Subcontract

DynCorp Targeted with $150 Million Fraud Claim for Northrop Subcontract 10/3/2014 by Steve Kardell | Whistleblower Law for Managers Contact Two employees have filed a lawsuit against DynCorp International Inc., a private military contractor that specializes in aviation facilities, training and … Continue reading

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Ex-FBI agent headed to trial in Afghan scheme involving former soldiers

Ex-FBI agent headed to trial in Afghan scheme involving former soldiers Sep. 28, 2014 – 02:35PM   | Retired FBI agent Robert G. Lustyik Jr., leaves federal court in Salt Lake City on Oct. 30, 2012, after pleading not guilty to … Continue reading

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DynCorp sued for breach of contract by Afghanistan subcontractor

DynCorp sued for breach of contract by Afghanistan subcontractor By Amrita Jayakumar September 18 at 6:04 PM DynCorp International, the country’s biggest logistics contractor in Afghanistan, is being sued by one of its subcontractors. The McLean-based defense contractor did not honor the … Continue reading

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SIGAR: State Department may have spent millions on unneeded telecommunications towers

SIGAR: State Department may have spent millions on unneeded telecommunications towers By Carlo Munoz Stars and Stripes Published: September 18, 2014 At a cost of $6.5 million, the State Department built six telecommunications towers in Afghanistan that have apparently never … Continue reading

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