Category Archives: Afghanistan

Father of teacher shot at Townville school is killed in Afghanistan, school board chairman says

Father of teacher shot at Townville school is killed in Afghanistan, school board chairman says Meghan Hollingsworth’s father killed at Bagram Airfield Updated: 1:33 PM EST Nov 16, 2016 Bagram Airfield attack SOURCE: WYFF News 4 GREENVILLE, S.C. —One of … Continue reading

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Funeral set for retired colonel killed in Afghanistan

Funeral set for retired colonel killed in Afghanistan Tags: Afghanistan, Colonel, Fort Knox, Funeral, Jarrold M. Reeves, Killed, Retired ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) – Services are set this week for a retired Army colonel who was killed in an explosion while … Continue reading

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To Get Back to Normal, Afghanistan Needs Private Security

To Get Back to Normal, Afghanistan Needs Private Security Otherwise, the country will remain in chaos indefinitely. Rohullah OsmaniDoug Brooks November 22, 2016 A report on the August 24, 2016 terrorist attack on the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) highlighted … Continue reading

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Legitimating the environmental injustices of war: toxic exposures and media silence in Iraq and Afghanistan

Legitimating the environmental injustices of war: toxic exposures and media silence in Iraq and Afghanistan

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NATO contracting in Afghanistan: the problem of principal–agent networks

NATO contracting in Afghanistan: the problem of principal–agent networks

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Review of $85 Million OPIC Project Finds Serious Deficiencies in Oversight & Management

Today, SIGAR released a letter to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) highlighting serious deficiencies in the management and oversight of $85 million in OPIC loans made for the construction of a major hotel and apartment building near U.S. Embassy … Continue reading

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

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

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Statement by Secretary Ash Carter on Bagram Air Base Explosion

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by Secretary Ash Carter on Bagram Air Base Explosion Press Operations Release No: NR-405-16 Nov. 12, 2016 I am deeply saddened to learn that an explosion early this morning at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan has resulted in … Continue reading

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OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM

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Review of Operational Status & Conditions at US-Funded Schools

Today, SIGAR released a review of USAID-funded schools in Herat province, Afghanistan. The review was initiated in order to determine the extent to which schools were open and operational, and to assess their current condition. The report notes: — There … Continue reading

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