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The Military Understands Why Getting Off Oil Pays, Why Don't We?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

The cost in resources and lives to bring fuel to Afghanistan and Iraq is just too great. Fossil fuel is imported, and for every 24 fuel convoys, one soldier or civilian working on transport was killed.

The GAO Transcripts, Part 17: Use of PSC is Cost Prohibitive

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

This is the 17th installment of the Government Accountability Office interview transcripts. Among the interesting revelations are that background checks are outsourced to a corporate security office.

The GAO Transcripts, Part 13: Houston, We've Had A Problem

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

No, this is not about the Apollo 13 mission. But this is the thirteenth installment of the Government Accountability Office interview transcripts that...

Pakistani Militants Hijack Convoy For US-Led Forces

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Suspected Taliban fighters hijacked trucks carrying Humvees and other supplies for U.S.-led troops in Afghanistan, authorit...

Afghan Clashes Kill 25

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban militants attacked a supply convoy in western Afghanistan on Friday, sparking a clash that killed 10 insurgents and...