Category Archives: Afghanistan

Behavior of Military Lawyer in Boondoggle HQ Inquiry Under Scrutiny

Behavior of Military Lawyer in Boondoggle HQ Inquiry Under Scrutiny Several U.S. Senators and military lawyers say they are concerned by Col. Norm Allen’s attempts to thwart an investigation into why the U.S. Military built an unneeded luxury headquarters in … Continue reading

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Contractors in Kandahar, eh? Canada’s ‘Real’Commitment to Afghanistan

Contractors in Kandahar, eh? Canada’s ‘Real’ Commitment to Afghanistan

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The Battle for Afghanistan Will Be Decided by Development

The Battle for Afghanistan Will Be Decided by Development by Sam Ehrlich May 21, 2015 An Afghan girl works on a wheat field in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan May 14, 2015. (Parwiz/Courtesy Reuters) By Sam Ehrlich Afghan development is more critical … Continue reading

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Senate Armed Services Committee CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN ASKS DEFENSE DEPARTMENT TO RESPOND TO WASTEFUL CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITY IN AFGHANISTAN

Senate Armed Services Committee CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN ASKS DEFENSE DEPARTMENT TO RESPOND TO WASTEFUL CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITY IN AFGHANISTAN Congressional Documents and Publications 22 May 2015 Friday, May 22, 2015 Contact: Dustin Walker (202) 224-2575 SASC CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN ASKS … Continue reading

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Top Pentagon Aide Aimed to ‘Slow Roll’ Investigation Into Huge, Unused $36M Facility in Afghanistan, Report Alleges

Top Pentagon Aide Aimed to ‘Slow Roll’ Investigation Into Huge, Unused $36M Facility in Afghanistan, Report Alleges May 20, 2015, 12:15 AM ET By LEE FERRAN Investigative Reporter Follow @leeferran The 64K facility, located at Camp Leatherneck in Helman Province, … Continue reading

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Two directors of a British defence company being investigated by FBI over Afghanistan bribery allegations

Two directors of a British defence company being investigated by FBI over Afghanistan bribery allegations Independent Online By Jonathan Owen 24 May 2015 18:29 Robert Gillam and Simon Davies are directors at Mondial Defence Systems Two directors of a British … Continue reading

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Pentagon says no one should be held accountable for $34 million debacle

Pentagon says no one should be held accountable for $34 million debacle Defense officials say decision to construct lavish facility in Afghanistan was prudent, even though it was never used By R. Jeffrey Smithemail 12:01 am, May 20, 2015 Updated: 12:06 … Continue reading

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Coercion and Capital in Afghanistan: The Rise, Transformation and Fall of the Afghan Commercial Security Sector

Coercion and Capital in Afghanistan: The Rise, Transformation and Fall of the Afghan Commercial Security Sector

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Contract Oversight for Redistribution Property Assistance Team Operations in Afghanistan Needs

05-18-2015 Acquisition Processes and Contract Management Contract Oversight for Redistribution Property Assistance Team Operations in Afghanistan Needs Improvement (Project No. D2015-D000JB-0061.000) DODIG-2015-126 Objective Our objective was to determine whether DoD was providing effective contract oversight at the Redistribution Property Assistance … Continue reading

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Generals in Afghanistan Failed to Cancel Unneeded $36 Million Facility

Generals in Afghanistan Failed to Cancel Unneeded $36 Million Facility By Charles S. Clark 11:36 AM ET The 64,000 square foot facility is 98 percent complete and sits empty. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction A $36 million command and … Continue reading

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