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The State Department Tells Us How They Really Felt: Part 3

David Isenberg | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

From a taxpayer's perspective we can accept a company may try its best but it may still screw up. That is why any government contract must have sufficient, qualified contracting officers riding herd on the company.

Triple Canopy Hosts An Epic Reading of Gertrude Stein

T.J. Carlin | Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts
T.J. Carlin

Recently Triple Canopy, Light Industry and the Public School re-opened their doors in North Brooklyn at 155 Freeman, ending a hiatus in the programs o...

Private Contractors In Afghanistan Behaving Badly

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — At two in the morning on Sept. 9, 2005, five DynCorp International security guards assigned to Afghan President Hamid Karzai's prot...

It's PMC Déjà vu All Over Again

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Thanks to the dedicated folks over at the Project on Government Oversight, who just last September broke the story about drunken party antics and seri...

Another Embassy Guard SCANDAL, This Time In Baghdad

Mother Jones | Daniel Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Surely last September's scandal involving the bacchanalian hijinks of ArmorGroup's vodka-butt-shot-taking guards taught the State Department -- and sp...

How We Doing? Contractors and Their Lobbyists

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Isenberg

While contractors' lobbying expenditures may be dwarfed by their traditional, military industrial, weapons manufacturing behemoth side, their giving is not exactly what you would call shabby either.

U.S. Soldiers Die in Iraq of Suspicious Electrocution - Wife of Adam Hermanson Wants Answers

Gina Furia Rubel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gina Furia Rubel

The Army Criminal Investigation Division's inquiry into Air Force veteran Adam Hermanson's death is ongoing: Hermanson is the 19th American to be fatally electrocuted in Iraq since the war began.

Paying Peter to Kill Paul

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jon Soltz

American and NATO service members deserve better than to possibly die fighting an insurgency that even American contractors admit is being funded by the Department of Defense.

Former Iraq Security Contractors Say Firm Bought Black Market Weapons, Swapped Booze For Rockets

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"We're spending a lot of money on these rifles, millions of dollars -- where do you think that money is going to?" [1] Ronald Boline, a former Triple ...