The U.S. government paid a local Afghan construction company $18.5 million -- 90 percent of the contracted $20.2 million -- even though the company only completed about 50 percent of the work it was supposed to do at Pul-e-Charkhi prison.
"We have to find out what's happening on the ground in these Muslim communities — what the NYPD used to do, but those morons at the New York Times Editorial Board and the American Civil Liberties Union went after them."
"If the old Blackwater team were still together, I have high confidence that a multi-brigade-size unit of veteran American contractors or a multi-national force could be rapidly assembled and deployed to be that necessary ground combat team."
Libya's two largest cities are under the control of Islamist militias. With its parliament taking refuge elsewhere, the country seems to have outsourced the fightto a septuagenarian general a track-record of turning-coat.
After a decade of debate over how to use church resources to assist with the situation in Israel and Palestine, the governing body of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., or PC(USA), voted on Friday to divest from three companies that provide Israel with equipment used in the occupation of Palestinian territory.