Category Archives: Afghanistan

Audit of DOD, State, and USAID’s Over $2.6 Billion Investment in Afghanistan’s Information and Communications Technology Sector

Today, SIGAR published an audit of DOD, State and USAID’s over $2.6 billion investment in Afghanistan’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector. The audit notes: — According to U.S. and Afghan officials, the ICT sector is generally seen as a … Continue reading

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Ambivalence on the Front Lines: Perceptions of Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Ambivalence on the Front Lines: Perceptions of Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Review of Location Data and Operating Conditions of USAID-Funded Health Facilities

Today, SIGAR published a letter to USAID regarding site inspections conducted to verify the location data and operating conditions of 29 U.S.-funded public health facilities in Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. The letter notes: — SIGAR found substantial inaccuracies in the geospatial … Continue reading

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LIMITATIONS OF THE CONTINGENCY CONTRACTING FRAMEWORK: FINDING EFFECTIVE WAYS TO POLICE FOREIGN SUBCONTRACTORS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

LIMITATIONS OF THE CONTINGENCY CONTRACTING FRAMEWORK : FINDING EFFECTIVE WAYS TO POLICE FOREIGN SUBCONTRACTORS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

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US Army awarded contracts for the Afghanistan Intelligence Services supporting US Forces in Afghanistan

Contracts Press Operations Release No: CR-122-16 June 28, 2016 BAE Systems Information Solutions Inc., McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $31,063,977 firm-fixed-price level of effort undefinitized contract for Afghanistan Intelligence Services supporting U.S. Forces – Afghanistan. One bid was solicited with … Continue reading

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ured by Jobs in Afghanistan, Nepalis Face Risks and Death

Asia Pacific Lured by Jobs in Afghanistan, Nepalis Face Risks and Death By KAREEM FAHIM and BHADRA SHARMA  JUNE 28, 2016 Photo Mourning as the bodies of 13 security guards arrived at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. The guards, who … Continue reading

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Scapegoats of the Empire; Part 1

Scapegoats of the Empire; Part 1 Posted on June 5, 2016 by Baba Tim Editors note: This is first part of a 2 part series that concerns a legal precedent that we believe to be a disaster for future military … Continue reading

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Mercenary Logic: 12 Dead in Kabul

June 24, 2016 Mercenary Logic: 12 Dead in Kabul by Paul Bentley The blowback for Canada’s participation in the Western Wars of Imperialist Aggression hit dangerously close to home this week when a group of 12 Nepali migrants guarding the … Continue reading

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How do you protect the Nepalese guards who protect Canadian soldiers?

How do you protect the Nepalese guards who protect Canadian soldiers? The 14 Nepalese guards killed en route to their posts at the Canadian embassy in Kabul, Monday were admired, but vulnerable. A suicide bomber hit a minibus carrying foreign … Continue reading

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Vendor vetting of non-US contractors in Afghanistan

Vendor vetting of non-US contractors in Afghanistan

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