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Kbr Electrocution

Christina Wilkie

Iraq War Contractors Still Fighting -- In Court | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Rumsfeld declared war on the Pentagon bureaucracy on a quiet, sunny Monday seven months into his tenure as secretary of defense. ...

Army Decision to Deny KBR Millions in Bonuses Is Right Call, But Only a First Step

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

The decision to deny KBR millions in bonuses for its work in 2008 is welcome news, and is a significant change from the Army's past practice, but the Army clearly needs go much further.

Pentagon Acquisition Mismanagement Leads to Questionable Contract Awards

Dina Rasor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dina Rasor

I have been writing about the problems with Iraq and Afghanistan contractor KBR since 2006 but the beat goes on. My co-author, Robert Bauman (Betrayin...

The Pentagon Loves KBR

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The KBR issue has risen Phoenix like from the ashes of the six dead servicemen who died because of its electrical work in Iraq.

A Requiem for KBR and Blackwater

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Brauchli

Electricians formerly employed by engineering and construction firm KBR said their repeated warning to superiors about unsafe electrical conditions were ignored.

KBR: We Can't Be Held Responsible For Soldier's Death In Our Faulty Shower

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In January of 2008, Staff Sgt. Ryan Maseth, 24, was electrocuted while showering in his Baghdad barracks. His death prompted last week's congressional...

Pentagon Tried To Cover For KBR In Soldier's Electrocution

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On January 2, 2008, Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Maseth was electrocuted while taking a shower at the Legion Security Forces Building in Baghdad. Press re...

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Ashcroft claims waterboarding isn't torture, Green energy sector jobs surge, Ford offers more fuel efficient vehicles in the U.S., and the White House tries to define contraception as abortion.