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AAR wins contract to support Afghan C-130 fleet

AAR wins contract to support Afghan C-130 fleet Posted 1 July 2015 · Add Comment AAR, a provider of aviation services has been awarded a five-year, approximately $72 million Complete Logistics Support (CLS) Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract to sustain … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: transition period for defense contractors extended to September 1, 2015

Afghanistan: transition period for defense contractors extended to September 1, 2015 Mayer Brown LLP  Afghanistan July 1 2015 By Presidential decree, US and NATO contractors now have until September 1, 2015 to obtain a valid business license to continue operating … Continue reading

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Afghanistan targets US defense contractors in row over back taxes

Afghanistan targets US defense contractors in row over back taxes By By Jessica Donati | Reuters View PhotoReuters/Reuters – A private security organisation contractor listens to a radio while carrying out his duty at a guard tower at Camp Nathan … Continue reading

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Inquiry into Location Data for $210 Million USAID-funded Afghan Healthcare Program

Inquiry into Location Data for $210 Million USAID-funded Afghan Healthcare Program Today, SIGAR published an inquiry into USAID’s Partnership Contracts for Health (PCH) program in Afghanistan. The letter notes: — An analysis of USAID data and geospatial imagery raises questions … Continue reading

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Worcester man gets prison in Afghanistan supplies fraud

Worcester man gets prison in Afghanistan supplies fraud       Dimitry Jean-Noel of Worcester was sentenced to a year in federal prison Thursday for stealing $157,000 from the U.S. government while working as a contractor in Afghanistan in 2008. … Continue reading

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The perils of corruption in Afghanistan

The perils of corruption in Afghanistan Al Jazeera English 24 June 2015 We will not win the war against religious radicalism and extremism through military means alone. The conflict in Afghanistan is raging once again. The Afghan security forces are … Continue reading

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Nipped in the bud: Afghanistan reconstruction agency facing crippling staffing cuts

Nipped in the bud: Afghanistan reconstruction agency facing crippling staffing cuts SIGAR warns that opium and bad data threaten aid efforts, then face slashed budget from State. Three months ago, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko announced … Continue reading

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Inquiry into Afghan Power Plant, $335 Million USAID-Investment in Danger of Being Wasted

Inquiry into Afghan Power Plant, $335 Million USAID-Investment in Danger of Being Wasted Today, SIGAR published an inquiry into the Tarakhil Power Plant outside of Kabul. The letter inquires as to the power plant’s ability to supply Kabul with back-up … Continue reading

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SIGAR : TAKE GOOD NEWS ON AFGHANISTAN’S RECONSTRUCTION WITH A ‘GRAIN OF SALT’

SIGAR : TAKE GOOD NEWS ON AFGHANISTAN’S RECONSTRUCTION WITH A ‘GRAIN OF SALT’ Inter Press Service By Kanya D’Almeida 22 June 2015 UNITED NATIONS, Jun. 19, 2015 (IPS/GIN) – Since 2002, a year after it invaded Afghanistan, the United States … Continue reading

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Probes started into potential U.S. spending on ‘ghost schools’ in Afghanistan

Probes started into potential U.S. spending on ‘ghost schools’ in Afghanistan Officials in Washington and Kabul are examining whether U.S. funds were spent for schooling in Afghanistan that never occurred By Julia Harte 3:15 pm, June 18, 2015 Updated: 10:26 am, … Continue reading

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