State Department Gives 87% of Afghan Funds to Only Five Recipients

By: Monday April 28, 2014 7:18 am

The Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction (SIGAR) issued a scathing report showing the Department of State gave a staggering 87 percent of all Afghan reconstruction funds to only five recipients. In fact, 69 percent of all taxpayer money spent went to just one contractor. Much Money into Few Hands SIGAR tells us the top-five [...]

RenditionLeaks: How the US Contracted Rendition Flights to Private Companies

By: Thursday September 1, 2011 2:48 pm

(photo: Wee in YYC) Around 1,700 pages on the US government’s use of private contractors for rendition flights have been disclosed in a case involving a business dispute between Richmor Aviation Inc. and SportsFlight Air. As AP reports, the documents “shed new light on the U.S. government’s reliance on private contractors for flights between Washington, [...]

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