Category Archives: Afghanistan

Grief binds brother to families of US marines

Grief binds brother to families of US marines THE brother of a Trillick man who died in Afghanistan has spoken of how he shares his grief with the families of the two US soldiers killed in the same attack. Ken … Continue reading

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Expatriates in the line of fire

Editorial Expatriates in the line of fire The Statesman 1 August 2014, The killing of two Indian security guards by a Taliban suicide bomber during a recent attack on the Kabul airport, coupled with the successful evacuation from the line … Continue reading

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After $18M, US Halts Work on Half-Renovated Prison in Afghanistan

SIGAR Charles S. Clark Government Executive  October 28, 2014 After $18M, US Halts Work on Half-Renovated Prison in Afghanistan Afghanistan Inspector General A five-year-old State Department effort to upgrade Afghanistan’s largest prison has been halted with only half the contracted work … Continue reading

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DynCorp Slammed Over Bid To Escape Afghan Deal Dispute

DynCorp Slammed Over Bid To Escape Afghan Deal Dispute Share us on: By Daniel Wilson Law360, Washington (October 27, 2014, 6:09 PM ET) — C3PO International Ltd. on Monday hit back at DynCorp International LLC’s bid to escape a nearly … Continue reading

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$18.5 Million Prison Renovation Remains Incomplete

Today, SIGAR released an inspection of the Pol-i-Charkhi Prison, Afghanistan’s largest correctional facility. The report notes: –More than 5 years after renovation began, Pol-i-Charkhi prison has not been completed, and the contract with Al-Watan Construction Company (AWCC) has been terminated. … Continue reading

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Chairman Menendez Releases Report on “Afghanistan in Transition: The U.S. Civilian Presence and Assistance Post-2014”

Chairman Menendez Releases Report on “Afghanistan in Transition: The U.S. Civilian Presence and Assistance Post-2014” Press Contact:  adam_sharon@foreign.senate.gov Monday, October 27, 2014 Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released a report … Continue reading

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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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