Category Archives: Afghanistan

July 2016 Quarterly Report

Today, SIGAR released its 32nd (July 2016) Quarterly Report to Congress. The report notes: — The opening section, entitled “Power Struggle: Electrifying Afghanistan,” notes that Afghanistan has one of the lowest rates of electrification in the world, with only about … Continue reading

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United States Sues Former Executives of Government Contractor for Making False Claims in Connection with Reconstruction Contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 28, 2016 United States Sues Former Executives of Government Contractor for Making False Claims in Connection with Reconstruction Contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq The Justice Department announced today … Continue reading

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Audit of DOD’s $423 million Afghan National Army Vehicle Maintenance Program

Audit of DOD’s $423 million Afghan National Army Vehicle Maintenance Program Today, SIGAR published an audit of DOD’s Afghan National Army (ANA) Afghanistan Technical Equipment Maintenance Program (A-TEMP), a program designed to maintain ANA vehicles and develop an organic vehicle … Continue reading

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Audit of DOD, State, and USAID’s Over $2.6 Billion Investment in Afghanistan’s Information and Communications Technology Sector

Today, SIGAR published an audit of DOD, State and USAID’s over $2.6 billion investment in Afghanistan’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector. The audit notes: — According to U.S. and Afghan officials, the ICT sector is generally seen as a … Continue reading

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Ambivalence on the Front Lines: Perceptions of Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Ambivalence on the Front Lines: Perceptions of Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Review of Location Data and Operating Conditions of USAID-Funded Health Facilities

Today, SIGAR published a letter to USAID regarding site inspections conducted to verify the location data and operating conditions of 29 U.S.-funded public health facilities in Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. The letter notes: — SIGAR found substantial inaccuracies in the geospatial … Continue reading

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LIMITATIONS OF THE CONTINGENCY CONTRACTING FRAMEWORK: FINDING EFFECTIVE WAYS TO POLICE FOREIGN SUBCONTRACTORS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

LIMITATIONS OF THE CONTINGENCY CONTRACTING FRAMEWORK : FINDING EFFECTIVE WAYS TO POLICE FOREIGN SUBCONTRACTORS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

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US Army awarded contracts for the Afghanistan Intelligence Services supporting US Forces in Afghanistan

Contracts Press Operations Release No: CR-122-16 June 28, 2016 BAE Systems Information Solutions Inc., McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $31,063,977 firm-fixed-price level of effort undefinitized contract for Afghanistan Intelligence Services supporting U.S. Forces – Afghanistan. One bid was solicited with … Continue reading

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ured by Jobs in Afghanistan, Nepalis Face Risks and Death

Asia Pacific Lured by Jobs in Afghanistan, Nepalis Face Risks and Death By KAREEM FAHIM and BHADRA SHARMA  JUNE 28, 2016 Photo Mourning as the bodies of 13 security guards arrived at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. The guards, who … Continue reading

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Scapegoats of the Empire; Part 1

Scapegoats of the Empire; Part 1 Posted on June 5, 2016 by Baba Tim Editors note: This is first part of a 2 part series that concerns a legal precedent that we believe to be a disaster for future military … Continue reading

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