Category Archives: Afghanistan

No, the US did not spend $43 million on a gas station in Afghanistan

[Translate] No, the US did not spend $43 million on a gas station in Afghanistan By Jeff Goodson, opinion contributor — 01/17/18 12:40 PM EST 29 The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The … Continue reading

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Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan

[Translate] Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan By Brian R. Price, Joint Force Quarterly / Published Jan. 10, 2018 Download PDF Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and … Continue reading

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Hired Guns Documentary on Mercenaries in Afghanistan

[Translate] Hired Guns Documentary on Mercenaries in Afghanistan Full #133 Dedrick Smitham Published on Dec 19, 2017

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Pentagon Task Force’s $675 Million in Contracts to Rebuild Afghanistan Found Wasteful

[Translate] Pentagon Task Force’s $675 Million in Contracts to Rebuild Afghanistan Found Wasteful By Charles S. Clark January 9, 2018 The Defense Department’s now-defunct business task force for rebuilding war-torn Afghanistan has again been found to have ineffectively spent its budget, devoting … Continue reading

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How Private Security Companies Fund Insurgency in Afghanistan

[Translate] How Private Security Companies Fund Insurgency in Afghanistan

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Constructing social identity during an involuntary organizational exit: the case of civilian contractors on US military bases in Afghanistan

[Translate] Constructing social identity during an involuntary organizational exit: the case of civilian contractors on US military bases in Afghanistan

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Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Contractor Corruption and Election Campaigns

[Translate] Chapter 9 Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: Contractor Corruption and Election Campaigns

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What Is a Wounded Professor Owed?

[Translate] What Is a Wounded Professor Owed? A professor injured in last August’s attack on the American University of Afghanistan is seeking workers’ compensation benefits for his injuries. By Elizabeth Redden July 21, 2017 Courtesy of Cecil Lui Cecil Lui … Continue reading

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McCaskill Letter to SIGAR re NDAA language

[Translate] McCaskill Letter to SIGAR re NDAA language

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Ex-Blackwater Chief’s Plan to Chase ‘Fool’s Gold’ in Afghanistan

[Translate] Michael Hughes, Contributor Foreign Policy Analyst Ex-Blackwater Chief’s Plan to Chase ‘Fool’s Gold’ in Afghanistan 12/13/2017 01:11 am ET Dealmaker-in-chief Donald Trump is reportedly mulling a proposal to exploit Afghanistan’s $1 trillion in mineral deposits to boost the U.S. … Continue reading

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