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This war has been a costly and deadly fraud that the U.S. corporate news media is ignoring and the two major-party candidates have yet to even mention because the truth about it is so awful.

Professor Ransley said the Costigan inquiry into corruption on the Melbourne waterfront similarly achieved far-reaching outcomes because it changed tack.
The U.S. spends spends $5 billion of your tax money a year in "aid" to Afghanistan, plus billions more for the cost of the thousands of American troops and Pentagon-sponsored military contractors there. ... Transparency International ranks Afghanistan ...
In sharp contrast, the George W. Bush administration cut taxes after the invasion of Afghanistan, in 2001 and again, in 2003, when we invaded Iraq. ... Instead, our small volunteer army is supplemented by a large shadow force of private contractors ...
Who has launched the wars against Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, and Syria on the basis of well-known lies? ... And all the banks which are allegedly too big to fail, are counterparties in Deutsche Bank's derivatives contracts, and can sink together with it ...

An assortment of U.S., British and Iraqi military forces and militia fighters from around the region are preparing an offensive to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, which fell under the control of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) two ...
It now appears, based on evidence gathered by a federal inspector general, that the whole undertaking was, and remains, an incredibly expensive disaster that has actually made Afghanistan more corrupt than it was before the US invasion back in 2001 ...
In one of his most stunning disclosures yet, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR) revealed that, while the US forces-Afghanistan reported that there were 319,000 Afghan soldiers, the actual number may only be 120,000 ...
Focusing on international peace and security, world leaders stressed the need to curb terrorist attacks, end ongoing conflict, resolve the refugee crisis and reform the Security Council, as the General Assembly continued its annual debate today ...
No two individuals, including Haiti's own leaders, enjoyed more power and influence than the Clintons in the morass of the failed reconstruction following the deadly Jan. 12, 2010 ... A year before he became Trump's campaign "CEO," Breitbart News ...
The misappropriation of many billions of dollars by contractors in Iraq, much of which was awarded without bids or any recordkeeping.
Trump is, however, almost preternaturally talented at two things: self-promotion, and structuring contracts and deals so as to extract the maximum benefits for himself at the lowest risk.
Obama wound down the costly U.S. military mission in Iraq, calculating that U.S. military assistance to the Iraqi Army would be sufficient to contain any residual threat from al-Qaeda in Iraq. He ramped up alleged U.S. drone operations ... In every ...
Moreover, her public duties as U.S. Secretary of State raise serious issues of a conflict of interest, of corruption - at the least - as her duties intersected with her family dealings in their Clinton Foundation.
In 2015, after a two-year internal investigation and cooperation with the EOHHS and the Medicare fraud division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, UMass repaid the misappropriated funds to the EOHHS in full. During the two-year ...
corruption is not a significant business risk for foreign investors in the U.S., which is reflected in its low ranking of 10th out of 197 countries on TRACE's business bribery risk index (TRACE Matrix). However ... Recent bribery scandals have largely ...

... saying the U.S. had lost billions of dollars to waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan and stood to repeat that in future wars without big changes in how the government awarded and managed contracts for battlefield support and reconstruction projects.
... billions of dollars to waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan and stood to repeat that in future wars without big changes in how the government awarded and managed contracts for battlefield support and reconstruction projects. Betty Skelton Erde ...
... saying the U.S. had lost billions of dollars to waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan and stood to repeat that in future wars without big changes in how the government awarded and managed contracts for battlefield support and reconstruction projects.
... saying the U.S. had lost billions of dollars to waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan and stood to repeat that in future wars without big changes in how the government awarded and managed contracts for battlefield support and reconstruction projects.
... saying the U.S. had lost billions of dollars to waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan and stood to repeat that in future wars without big changes in how the government awarded and managed contracts for battlefield support and reconstruction projects.
AMATRICE, Italy - Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week's earthquake in Italy.
Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll. AMATRICE, Italy (AP) - Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high death toll in last week's earthquake in ...
Two Australian companies are embroiled in bribery scandals that reach into the offices of the presidents of Sri Lanka and the Republic of Congo, as the firms sought to secure multimillion-dollar contracts.
After all, as the celebrated General Smedley Butler famously observed after completing numerous military campaigns on behalf of the nascent US empire: 'war is a racket.
I agree completely that he'd commit war crimes; the state exists for a purpose, it's not neutral, and the most well intentioned person in the world would end up bombing the Middle East and giving the rebuilding contracts to American companies. Which ...
Yet we tried to move from this theory to practice before in both Iraq and Afghanistan and the results were far from impressive.
Denmark has a Viking museum, university studies, several Viking camps, theaters, reconstruction documentaries, souvenirs and clothing.
Strawberry farmer John Abu Akar's family was among the first to settle the Adonis Valley, and he is one of its last residents, now that construction has begun on a dam that will submerge it. He's ambivalent about whether he will leave or continue to ...
Sunni tribal leaders profit from the fighting (which justifies financing auxiliary forces), the destruction (which leads to contracts for reconstruction) and the humanitarian crisis (which attracts aid they can misappropriate). ... Today, the music of ...
Not only is the disruption and protest valid, the circumstances that lead them to it have a significance even broader than this US general election. Trump v. Clinton is the Alien vs. Predator election. Those who refuse to reject the two-party system ...
Due Diligence: In this week's collection: "hospital Faces FLSA Wage Suit for Docking [nurse] Pay"; "U.S. contractors Tagged for Iraq, Afghanistan reconstruction fraud"; "whistleblower Helps Feds Nab Medicare Fraud Suspect"; "Whistleblower Suit Accuses ...
In 2007, I published an article that sought to show in detail how the Iraqi economy had been opened up to allow the transformation of the economy and the routine corruption that enabled a range of private profit-making companies to exploit the post ...
The BMA and health secretary Jeremy Hunt agreed a new contract for junior doctors, intended to end a series of strikes, but many juniors condemned it as a sellout.
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan reconstruction report found that USAID accepted the Bagrami Industrial Park "as is" despite contractors not meeting the basic requirements. The project goes back to 2004, when USAID awarded a $10 million ...
The rise of the Islamic State (IS) and its expansion in Iraqi territory has threatened trade routes between Iran and Iraq, which have thrived over the past decade because Iraqi markets remained mostly open at a time when sanctions closed off other ...
NEWARK - Two former executives of a New Jersey engineering firm, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the government in connection with overbilling on reconstruction contracts in Afghanistan, Iraq and other countries, now face a civil claim in ...
Also running are Tea Party conservative Jackie Ryan of Sterling Heights and anti-corruption advocate Joseph Bogdan of Utica.
There are 9,800 reported U.S. troops in Afghanistan (potentially more unreported, as there have been in Iraq), and with Wednesday's announcement, we know that number is unlikely to go down much through the end of Obama's presidency.
Of about 350 major companies and institutions, Google was the largest consumer of renewable electricity, accounting for 26 percent of long-term renewable electricity contracts, according to a Bloomberg study of corporate power-purchase agreements. The ...
In 2011, a final report from the congressionally mandated Commission on Wartime Contracting estimated that somewhere between $31 billion and $60 billion U.S.
"We didn't think they would attack us, because we are Nepali," said Shyam Tamang, who worked for the security contractor Sabre International, guarding the Canadian Embassy. No victims ... The attack was similar to a January car bomb explosion aimed at ...
Summary: The issue of corruption should be central to foreign and international trade policy development and should inform the way U.S.
"Iraq, crooked as hell. How about bringing baskets of money - millions and millions of dollars - and handing it out?," Trump said at a rally on June 14, adding: "I want to know who were the soldiers that had that job, because I think they're living ...
Three Top NYPD Officials and a de Blasio Fundraiser Arrested by FBI in Widening corruption investigation ... Contract Awarded for 27th Street Project Bend, Ore. - The 27th Street ... Arin Atiyeh, of Emory and Sons Construction from Salem, told the ...
Elizabeth Warren in going after Trump's attacks against the federal judge presiding over his Trump University fraud case.
She said corruption is still a challenge for Viet Nam's economic redevelopment. "A survey ... The General Secretary of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Pham Thi Thu Hang, said Viet Nam needs to build new and flexible institutions ...
The Iraqi people continue to call for government reforms cracking down on corruption. Methaq Al ... But my recent research found that the reconstruction of the budget process in Iraq post-invasion has been mired by ineptitude, corruption, disinterest ...
Initially this included billions of dollars in Iraqi oil revenue that flowed into a U.S.-administered account called the Development Fund for Iraq, or DFI. Dozens of criminal cases of fraud, waste and abuse of U.S. reconstruction funds were documented ...


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