State Dept. Agents Say Jobs Were Threatened Investigators in IG Office Were Told Not to Cooperate With Probe of Their Boss, House Panel Alleges By Glenn Kessler and Karen DeYoung Washington PostTwo career investigators in the office of State Department Inspector General Howard J. Krongard have charged that they were threatened with firing […]
Blackwater ‘arms smuggling probe’
Security Firm Faces Criminal Charges in Iraq
Feds Target Blackwater in Weapons Probe
Ever wonder why it’s so important, to the war profiteers, to sponge up so much money with the blood? I have a theory.
These profiteers are not stupid enough to think […]
Al Jazeera in depth research into Iraq’s many armies: Four years ago the fighting in Iraq was just beginning. The armed group al-Qaeda in Iraq did not even exist and Sunni and Shia groups were working together against the US-led forces.
Three years ago, sectarian divisions escalated into a battle some believe […]
Following are the latest figures for military deaths in Iraq and Iraqi civilians killed in attacks since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003:
U.S.-LED COALITION FORCES:
United States 3,646
Other nations 129
Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#
Civilians Between 67,945 and 74,336* This is the most disputed number!
Bechtel’s Projects Lacking In Iraq Less Than Half Of Jobs Complete, Report Concludes
A government oversight agency has found that Bechtel National successfully completed less than half of the reconstruction jobs that the government hired it to perform in Iraq.
In a report released yesterday, the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction […]