Tag Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

Taxpayers Fund Yet Another Unneeded Building in Afghanistan

Taxpayers Fund Yet Another Unneeded Building in Afghanistan The U.S. military shelled out millions before deciding the project was unnecessary, bringing the total for unused buildings spotted by the Inspector General for Afghanistan to nearly $42 million. by Megan McCloskey … Continue reading

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$2.2 Million Spent on Half-Finished Facility

$2.2 Million Spent on Half-Finished Facility Today, SIGAR published a letter to the Department of Defense concerning a contract for approximately $5 million to construct a command and control facility at Camp Brown on Kandahar Airfield. The letter notes that: … Continue reading

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Exclusive: woman allegedly raped in Manus detention centre accuses Transfield of cover-up

Exclusive: woman allegedly raped in Manus detention centre accuses Transfield of cover-up Papua New Guinean woman found naked and disoriented in Australian-run facility after apparently being drugged tells her story publicly for the first time Guardian Australia’s exclusive interview with … Continue reading

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The Man Who Voted Against Banning Psychologists From National Security Interrogations

The Man Who Voted Against Banning Psychologists From National Security Interrogations By Lauren Walker 8/11/15 at 3:02 PM Retired Colonel Larry James, a former chief psychologist at Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib, was part of a team that oversaw national … Continue reading

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Terror, torture and psychology

Terror, torture and psychology How America’s psychologists ended up endorsing torture Jul 28th 2015, 15:32 by E.W. | WASHINGTON, DC WHEN James Risen, a New York Times reporter, published a book last autumn accusing the American Psychological Association (APA), the largest … Continue reading

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Righting Governance Gone Rogue in the American Psychological Association: The Torture Scandal

Righting Governance Gone Rogue in the American Psychological Association: The Torture Scandal By Judy Freiwirth | August 14, 2015 By a nearly unanimous vote and standing ovation, the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Council of Representatives voted August 7th, 2015, at … Continue reading

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Heroism Defeats Torture at the American Psychological Association

Heroism Defeats Torture at the American Psychological Association Posted: 08/18/2015 11:18 am EDT Updated: 08/18/2015 11:59 am EDT It was the stuff of heroes. It was “All the King’s Men”, “The Coal Miner’s Daughter”, and “The Insider” all wrapped into … Continue reading

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Refugees tortured on Nauru: former worker

Refugees tortured on Nauru: former worker. Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts By Jake Sturmer 20 August 2015 A former Nauru detention centre worker has told a Senate committee that refugees have been water boarded on the island ‘two or three times’. … Continue reading

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Transfield’s detention centre risks has shareholder Allan Gray wary

Transfield’s detention centre risks has shareholder Allan Gray wary Date:  August 21, 2015 Sally Rose Reporter Transfield Services operates detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island (pictured). The largest shareholder in Transfield Services, funds management firm Allan Gray, has the company under … Continue reading

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Why Ethical Psychologists Play an Important Role in Interrogations

THE BLOG Anne Speckhard Become a fanAuthor of Talking to Terrorists Why Ethical Psychologists Play an Important Role in Interrogations Posted: 08/21/2015 7:23 pm EDT Updated: 26 minutes ago On Aug. 7, the American Psychological Association overwhelmingly approved a sweeping … Continue reading

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