Category Archives: Afghanistan

Meet the 3 Largest Recipients of State Dept. Afghan Aid

Meet the 3 Largest Recipients of State Dept. Afghan Aid April 24, 2014 The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) just released a top-level analysis of State Department reconstruction funding in Afghanistan. SIGAR found that State has obligated nearly $4 billion … Continue reading

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SECDEF Medal for Valor awarded to contractor for actions in Afghanistan

SECDEF Medal for Valor awarded to contractor for actions in Afghanistan U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group Story by Lt. Col. Sonise Lumbaca Lt. Col. Sonise LumbacaThe Department of Defense honored Army contractor, Mr. Dave Jensen, a U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare … Continue reading

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Impact of USAID’s $580 Million Afghan Water Sector Programs Unclear

Impact of USAID’s $580 Million Afghan Water Sector Programs Unclear Date: Apr 24, 2014 10:07 AM Today SIGAR released three reports:  An audit of USAID’s $580 million effort to develop Afghanistan’s water sector, a letter on concerns with the Kajaki … Continue reading

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The Real Winner of the Afghan War Is This Shady Military Contractor

04.24.14 Jacob Siegel The Real Winner of the Afghan War Is This Shady Military Contractor The State Department paid out $4 billion to rebuild Afghanistan. Some $2.5 billion of that went to a single firm with a bad, bad past. … Continue reading

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Snapshot: Top Recipients of State Dept Afghanistan Reconstruction Funds (2002-2013)

April 24, 2014 · 12:19 am Snapshot: Top Recipients of State Dept Afghanistan Reconstruction Funds (2002-2013) –Domani Spero Via SIGAR: State data indicated that the top-five recipients of State Afghanistan reconstruction awards by total obligations accounted for approximately $3.5 billion, or … Continue reading

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Interview with Prof. Deborah Avant carried out in Denver, on January 24, 2014

Prof. Deborah Avant, Director, Center for Int. Security & Diplomacy, University of Denver Posted By Patrick M. Renz and Frauke Heidemann on Jan 24, 2014 in Interviews, Slider | 0 comments The following interview with Prof. Deborah Avant [1] was … Continue reading

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BADILLA v. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, INC., Dist. Court, WD New York 2013

BADILLA v. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, INC., Dist. Court, WD New York 2013 JESSICA T. BADILLA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, INC., et al., Defendants. No. 12-CV-01066(A)(M).United States District Court, W.D. New York. September 30, 2013. REPORT, RECOMMENDATION AND … Continue reading

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SIGAR Letter on Baghlan Prison Construction in Afghanistan

SIGAR Letter on Baghlan Prison Construction in Afghanistan State Department Press Releases And Documents 3 April 2014 Public Affairs Documents SIGAR Letter on Baghlan Prison Construction in Afghanistan Taken Question Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC Question Taken at the … Continue reading

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Thompson v. MISSION ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL, LLC, Dist. Court, MD North Carolina 2013

Thompson v. MISSION ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL, LLC, Dist. Court, MD North Carolina 2013 ESTATE OF CAPTAIN DAVID JOHNPAUL THOMPSON, by and through EMILY THOMPSON, Executor, et al., Plaintiffs, v. MISSION ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL, LLC, Defendant. No. 1:11CV547.United States District Court, M.D. North … Continue reading

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE ASSISTANCE TO AFGHANISTAN: $4 BILL ION OBLIGATED BETWEEN 2002 AND 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE ASSISTANCE TO AFGHANISTAN: $4 BILLION OBLIGATED BETWEEN 2002 AND 2013 … April 14,2014 Congressional Committees: Congress appropriated $96.57 billion between fiscal year (FY) 2002 and FY 2013 for Afghanistan reconstruction, principally for the Departments of Defense (DOD) … Continue reading

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