Category Archives: Iran

McCaskill Seeks Answers on Allegations that Government Improperly Helped Troubled Contractor

News from Senator Claire McCaskill FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 22, 2016 Contact: Sarah Feldman – 202-228-6263 McCaskill Seeks Answers on Allegations that Government Improperly Helped Troubled Contractor Senator, who has repeatedly investigated government’s inadequate oversight of contractor KGL, questions whether Defense Department officials … Continue reading

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Iran steps up recruitment of Shiite mercenaries for Syrian war

Iran steps up recruitment of Shiite mercenaries for Syrian war Iran opened a recruiting center in Herat, Afghanistan, last fall and has persuaded – and sometimes coerced – thousands of Afghans to fight in Syria. By Scott Peterson, Staff writer June … Continue reading

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The Men in the Middle

The Men in the Middle Anjali Kamat ▪ Spring 2015 “Crowd of Workers.” Sketch courtesy of Molly Crabapple.* P. Marusamy had just turned twenty-nine when I met him and his friends in early 2014 at a roadside tea shop in … Continue reading

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Blackwater back under scrutiny

Blackwater back under scrutiny By Thomas Gibbons-Neff June 30 at 1:47 PM Follow @Tmgneff This Sept. 24, 2007, file photo shows an Iraqi as he looks at a burnt car on the site where Blackwater guards who were escorting U.S. … Continue reading

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Ex KDF Soldiers To Be Charged

Monday, 07 April 2014 13:31 Ex KDF Soldiers To Be Charged The trial of 27 Kenya Defence Forces soldiers is expected to start today, Monday at the court martial in Mtongwe naval base, in Mombasa County. The soldiers are facing … Continue reading

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Pentagon Probes Firm On Iran-Rule Violation

Pentagon Probes Firm On Iran-Rule Violation By Jay Solomon and Nathan Hodge 24 December 2013 The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s criminal investigations arm is probing one of the American military’s largest suppliers in Afghanistan over allegations that … Continue reading

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Logistics Company’s Ops Chief Knew Firm Routed Supplies Through Iran, Emails Show

DefenseNews.com September 27, 2013 Logistics Company’s Ops Chief Knew Firm Routed Supplies Through Iran, Emails Show By Zachary Fryer-Biggs WASHINGTON — A contractor has admitted that it shipped dozens of containers filled with construction supplies through Iran to Afghanistan to … Continue reading

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Pentagon Contractor Used Iran For Project

Wall Street Journal September 26, 2013 Pg. 1 Pentagon Contractor Used Iran For Project Supplier to U.S. Forces in Afghanistan Shipped Through Iran, in Possible Violation of Sanctions By Jay Solomon and Nathan Hodge The company that holds the multibillion-dollar … Continue reading

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Iran: the Nuclear Dog that can’t Bark

Iran: the Nuclear Dog that can’t Bark By David Isenberg Apart from death and taxes, one other thing has also appeared inevitable, at least for the past two decades: Iran will acquire a nuclear weapons capability. Yet, despite all the … Continue reading

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FRANKLYN TARVER, Petitioner, v. SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL, INC., et al., Defendants.

FRANKLYN TARVER, Petitioner, v. SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL, INC., et al., Defendants. CIVIL ACTION NO. 4:11-1040 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS, HOUSTON DIVISION 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 149709 December 30, 2011, Decided December 30, 2011, Filed … Continue reading

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