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Goldmine A Critical Look at the Commercialization of Afghan Demining

Goldmine  A Critical Look at the Commercialization of Afghan Demining  For paper click above link

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Bilateral Security Agreement Could Mean Afghan Tax Relief for U.S. Contractors posted on:

Bilateral Security Agreement Could Mean Afghan Tax Relief for U.S. Contractors posted on: Sunday, October 12, 2014 Yesterday the White House announced the signing of a Bilateral Security Agreement (“BSA”) between the United States and the Afghan Government of National Unity, as … Continue reading

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The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan

The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan Kashmir Monitor 1 June 2014 Copyright 2014. The Kashmir Monitor WASHINGTON, June 1 — News coverage of President Barack Obama‘s speech at West Point this week focused on one seemingly hard and fast … Continue reading

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New Day for Private Security in Afghanistan

New Day for Private Security in Afghanistan Paul McLeary   The US Central Command and US Forces Afghanistan are on the lookout for a private security contractor that might be able to field up to 600 security guards to keep … Continue reading

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DynCorp Targeted with $150 Million Fraud Claim for Northrop Subcontract

DynCorp Targeted with $150 Million Fraud Claim for Northrop Subcontract 10/3/2014 by Steve Kardell | Whistleblower Law for Managers Contact Two employees have filed a lawsuit against DynCorp International Inc., a private military contractor that specializes in aviation facilities, training and … Continue reading

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Ex-FBI agent headed to trial in Afghan scheme involving former soldiers

Ex-FBI agent headed to trial in Afghan scheme involving former soldiers Sep. 28, 2014 – 02:35PM   | Retired FBI agent Robert G. Lustyik Jr., leaves federal court in Salt Lake City on Oct. 30, 2012, after pleading not guilty to … Continue reading

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DynCorp sued for breach of contract by Afghanistan subcontractor

DynCorp sued for breach of contract by Afghanistan subcontractor By Amrita Jayakumar September 18 at 6:04 PM DynCorp International, the country’s biggest logistics contractor in Afghanistan, is being sued by one of its subcontractors. The McLean-based defense contractor did not honor the … Continue reading

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SIGAR: State Department may have spent millions on unneeded telecommunications towers

SIGAR: State Department may have spent millions on unneeded telecommunications towers By Carlo Munoz Stars and Stripes Published: September 18, 2014 At a cost of $6.5 million, the State Department built six telecommunications towers in Afghanistan that have apparently never … Continue reading

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Is Human Trafficking Necessary for Mission Success?

Is Human Trafficking Necessary for Mission Success? Posted on September 15, 2014 | By Michael Schindler Let me first set the stage before I share what I’m about to share – in order to complete most large scale missions, it … Continue reading

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Afghanistan IG Warns Agencies Should Brace for More Scrutiny

Afghanistan IG Warns Agencies Should Brace for More Scrutiny By Charles S. Clark September 16, 2014 SIGAR John F. Sopko says oversight will continue even after the U.S. winds down its presence in Afghanistan. Special IG for Afghanistan Reconstruction Though … Continue reading

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