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Radio Beijing in the Middle East

Joseph Braude | Posted 04.08.2014 | World
Joseph Braude

Like American public diplomacy efforts in the Arab world, the Confucius Institute--the franchise of Chinese educational facilities that was promoted in the Arabic CRI broadcast--also encounters opposition in some countries where it maintains a presence.

U.S. Brings Fraud Charges Against Firm That Vetted Snowden

Reuters | Sakthi Prasad | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

By Sakthi Prasad Jan 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department accused United States Investigations Services (USIS), ...

Dave Jamieson

Feds Join Lawsuit Against Company That Did Edward Snowden's Background Check

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department is jumping into a lawsuit against a company that runs background checks for the federal government, siding with a...

Dave Jamieson

Lawsuit Alleges Massive Corner-Cutting At Firm That Vets Defense Contractors

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Another former investigator has sued the private, for-profit firm that performs many of the security clearance checks for U.S. governmen...

Dave Jamieson

'Unreasonable' Workload At Firm That Vetted Navy Yard Shooter

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Investigations Services, the private firm now under congressional scrutiny for its background checks of federal contractors, has be...

Contractor That Vetted Edward Snowden Under Investigation

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The company that conducted the most recent security review of former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is the ...

Former Background Investigator Pleads Guilty To Making False Statement

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A former investigator who worked for the firm that conducted a background check on ex-National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowd...

Firm That Vetted NSA Leaker Under Investigation

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government contractor that performed a background investigation of the man who says he disclosed two National Security Agency s...