Category Archives: Afghanistan

Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Americans at Kabul airport base

  Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Americans at Kabul airport base Afghan Air Force helicopters land at the airport. (Mohammad Ismail/Reuters) By Sudarsan Raghavan and Missy Ryan January 30 at 10:59 AM Follow @africawriter Follow @missy_ryan KABUL — The … Continue reading

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Quarterly Report to Congress: After 6 Years of Public Reporting ANSF Data Now Classified

Quarterly Report to Congress: After 6 Years of Public Reporting ANSF Data Now Classified Today, SIGAR released its 26th Quarterly Report to Congress. The report notes: –After six years of being publicly reported, Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) data is … Continue reading

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3 American contractors, Afghan national killed in shooting at Kabul airport

3 American contractors, Afghan national killed in shooting at Kabul airport By Sudarsan Raghavan and Missy Ryan January 29 at 3:27 PM Follow @africawriter Follow @missy_ryan KABUL — A gunman opened fire on a group of Americans on a military … Continue reading

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USAID suspends IRD, its largest nonprofit contractor in Iraq and Afghanistan

USAID suspends IRD, its largest nonprofit contractor in Iraq and Afghanistan By Scott Higham and Steven Rich January 26 at 6:10 PM Follow @ScottHigham1 Follow @dataeditor The U.S. Agency for International Development announced Monday that it has suspended one of … Continue reading

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How Has Congressional Oversight Failed in Afghanistan Reconstruction?

How Has Congressional Oversight Failed in Afghanistan Reconstruction? Anthea Mitchell January 13, 2015 Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images Whenever the U.S. government puts money toward a project, there’s always the potential for mismanagement or poor implementation. In fact, there has been a great deal of … Continue reading

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U.S. top court rejects appeals by Halliburton, KBR over conduct overseas

U.S. top court rejects appeals by Halliburton, KBR over conduct overseas By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:18am EST The company logo of Halliburton oilfield services corporate offices is seen in Houston, Texas April 6, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Richard … Continue reading

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The Savings from Seven Key Afghanistan Audits: $1.1 Billion

The Savings from Seven Key Afghanistan Audits: $1.1 Billion By Charles S. Clark 12:27 PM ET A recent audit looked at Defense’s procedures to account for weapons provided to the Afghan National Security Forces. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction … Continue reading

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Department of Defense: More than 75 Percent of All SIGAR Audit and Inspection Report Recommendations Have Been Implemented

Department of Defense: More than 75 Percent of All SIGAR Audit and Inspection Report Recommendations Have Been Implemented

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Private Security Companies Give Way to the Afghan Public Protection Force

Private Security Companies Give Way to the Afghan Public Protection Force

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U.S. spent $500,000 on Afghan training center that was ‘melting,’ watchdog finds

U.S. spent $500,000 on Afghan training center that was ‘melting,’ watchdog finds By Christian Davenport January 15 at 12:01 AM Follow @_chrisdavenport The U.S. spent $500,000 to build a training building for Afghan Forces that quickly fell apart. Photo courtesy … Continue reading

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