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Warlord, Inc. – The Private Security System of Afghanistan

Warlord, Inc. – The Private Security System of Afghanistan  Hannah Gauss University of Cape Town May 2014

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Military contractors belie myth of U.S. leaving Afghanistan and Iraq

Military contractors belie myth of U.S. leaving Afghanistan and Iraq: Robert Weiner and Daniel Wallace (Opinion) In this photograph taken Sept. 10, 2010, an Afghan soldier looks out from a guard tower above the Pir Mohammed school, in Zhari district, … Continue reading

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DOD Spent $2.2 Billion for CERP in Afghanistan & US Transferred 813 Military Bases to the Afghans

DOD Spent $2.2 Billion for CERP in Afghanistan & US Transferred 813 Military Bases to the Afghans Today, SIGAR published a report looking at spending for the Commander’s Emergency Response Program (CERP) in Afghanistan from 2004-2014, as well as an … Continue reading

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Pentagon can’t account for $1 billion in Afghanistan emergency reconstruction aid

Pentagon can’t account for $1 billion in Afghanistan emergency reconstruction aid By James Rosen McClatchy Washington Bureau  April 23, 2015 U.S. Marines and Navy corpsmen evacuate a simulated casualty in March 2014 during a training drill at Camp Leatherneck in … Continue reading

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$100 Million Afghan Government Bailout & $1.54 Million Terminated Slaughterhouse Project

$100 Million Afghan Government Bailout & $1.54 Million Terminated Slaughterhouse Project Today, SIGAR released an inspection of a $12 million Afghan National Army (ANA) slaughterhouse project and an inquiry into the $100 million bailout provided by U.S. taxpayers to the … Continue reading

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Audit Finds $135 Million in Unsupported Costs for Jorge Scientific Contract

Audit Finds $135 Million in Unsupported Costs for Jorge Scientific Contract Today, SIGAR released a financial audit of $175.8 million in expenditures for the Department of the Army’s Legacy East Project. The prime contractor for this project was Jorge Scientific … Continue reading

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DGC International

DGC International B-410364.3: Apr 22, 2015 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 7 pages)

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Afghan Watchdog Finds That If You Build It, They Won’t Necessarily Come

Afghan Watchdog Finds That If You Build It, They Won’t Necessarily Come By Justine Drennan April 22, 2015 – 11:46 am justine.drennan @jkdrennan   This post has been updated. In the latest example of U.S. taxpayer money going to waste … Continue reading

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Inspection of $7.8 Million Kandahar Industrial Park

Today, SIGAR released two reports, an inspection of the $7.8 million Shorandam Industrial Park in Kandahar, and an inquiry letter into the status of efforts to develop a sustainable source of power for Kandahar City. The inspection of Shorandam notes: … Continue reading

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Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Major Fraud in Provision of Supplies to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Major Fraud in Provision of Supplies to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan ForeignAffairs.co.nz 8 December 2014 MIL OSI – Source: United States Department of Justice – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Major Fraud … Continue reading

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