Category Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

Torture book by Spokane psychologist is MIA

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 10:23 A.M. Shawn Vestal: Torture book by Spokane psychologist is MIA By Shawn Vestal shawnv@spokesman.com(509) 459-5431 As the lawyers, government, torturers and tortured wrestle over state secrets in the case against two psychologists who ran an … Continue reading

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Voices From the Ground: Abu Ghraib Torture Survivors Speak in Geneva

Voices From the Ground: Abu Ghraib Torture Survivors Speak in Geneva September 26, 2016 By Katherine Gallagher The United Nations Human Rights Council is underway in Geneva, with diplomats and experts covering such important topics as the rights of indigenous … Continue reading

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Bodies of evidence: psychologists and the CIA torture scandal

Bodies of evidence: psychologists and the CIA torture scandal Antonio Melechi examines how enhanced interrogation techniques came to be introduced at War on Terror ‘black sites’ September 29, 2016 By Antonio Melechi Source: Getty/Alamy montage In the summer of 1975, … Continue reading

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The Second Life of a Private Prison Titan

The Second Life of a Private Prison Titan Geo Group, the world’s largest and most profitable operator of private detention centers, has turned a blind eye to sexual abuse at two Bay Area halfway houses, an auditor finds. Channing Joseph … Continue reading

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HOW TOLERANT IS ZERO TOLERANCE: THE Loopholes in Anti-Trafficking Federal Contract Regulations

HOW TOLERANT IS ZERO TOLERANCE: THE Loopholes in Anti-Trafficking Federal Contract Regulations

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PROCURING PROTECTION: USING THE FALSE CLAIMS TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING BY GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS

PROCURING PROTECTION: USING THE FALSE CLAIMS TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING BY GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS

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Privatized Military Firms’ Impunity in Cases of Torture: A Crime of Humanity

Privatized Military Firms’ Impunity in Cases of Torture: A Crime of Humanity

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The U.S. government’s recent initiatives to prevent contractors from engaging in trafficking in persons analysis of federal acquisition regulation subpart 22.17

The U.S. government’s recent initiatives to prevent contractors from engaging in trafficking in persons  analysis of federal acquisition regulation subpart 22.17

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US Army Fuel Smuggling Ring Likely Helped Fund The Taliban Insurgency

Daily Caller News Foundation US Army Fuel Smuggling Ring Likely Helped Fund The Taliban Insurgency Russ Read Pentagon/Foreign Policy Reporter 8:47 PM 09/18/2016 A member of the Taliban insurgent and other people stand at the site during the execution of … Continue reading

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Review of Afghanistan’s High Office of Oversight

Review of Afghanistan’s High Office of Oversight Today, SIGAR’s Office of Special Projects released a report on Afghanistan’s High Office of Oversight. The report notes: — Persistence of high levels of corruption in Afghanistan has raised concerns regarding the extent … Continue reading

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