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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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Army contractor awarded valor medal for saving soldiers in Afghanistan

Army contractor awarded valor medal for saving soldiers in Afghanistan Maj. Gen. Mark MacCarley, the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Training and Doctrine Command, presents Dave Jensen, a contractor who served with the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group until … Continue reading

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‘Slush fund’? USAID under fire for paying Afghan, other governments to pass laws

Alliances ‘Slush fund’? USAID under fire for paying Afghan, other governments to pass laws By Barnini Chakraborty Published April 14, 2014 FoxNews.com Facebook0 Twitter0 Gplus6 A shadow is cast on boxes of relief items from U.S. Agency for International Development … Continue reading

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Corruption Impacts Afghan Customs Revenue

Corruption Impacts Afghan Customs Revenue Today, SIGAR released an audit of the $198-million effort to develop Afghan customs revenue capacity.  The report found U.S. programs have had some success, but challenges will limit customs revenue as a sustainable source of … Continue reading

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USAID contractor ex-employee arrested on embezzlement charges

USAID contractor ex-employee arrested on embezzlement charges The money was insured; there was no actual loss of U.S. taxpayer funds April 14, 2014 11:09 AM EDT KABUL, Afghanistan, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Afghan police working with American agents arrested an … Continue reading

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IGAR and USAID Clash over Access to Afghan Assessments

SIGAR and USAID Clash over Access to Afghan Assessments April 8, 2014 John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, testifies before a House subcomittee. Most Hollywood sequels flop, but the second showdown between two particular federal agencies gets two thumbs up—there … Continue reading

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