Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor tag:typepad.com,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2013-08-18T22:23:47-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad U.S. Gives Palestinians $300 million in Contracts tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2019104d3c7ab970c 2013-08-18T22:23:47-04:00 2013-08-18T22:23:47-04:00 The U.S. government recently awarded a batch of contracts worth up to $300 million to Palestinian construction companies, including a firm targeted in a Palestinian Authority corruption probe. Steve Peacock Steve Peacock on the "Grit & Grace Radio Show" tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201901eab9188970b 2013-08-07T13:16:44-04:00 2013-08-07T13:16:44-04:00 The "Grit & Grace Radio Show" has invited me to discuss my recent reporting on foreign aid to the Middle East/North Africa. Hosts Jennifer Meadows and Josh Bernstein will grill me in response to several recent articles I had written for WND and have since re-posted (under agreement with WND) here at U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor (see "Have U.S. 'Investments' in Mideast Paid Off?" and "Feds Plan to Give Egypt Armed-to-the-Teeth Ships.") Steve Peacock Have U.S. 'Investments' in Mideast Paid Off? tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20192ac6b047e970d 2013-08-07T13:12:36-04:00 2013-08-07T13:12:36-04:00 Contradictory claims of total dollar figures for U.S. foreign aid circulate around the Internet, containing oft-repeated figures that may or may not reflect reality. In response to those conflicting claims, WND has compiled a list of significant U.S. aid totals based on a review of congressional and Obama administration documents... Steve Peacock Have U.S. 'Investments' in Mideast Paid Off? (WND) tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20192ac5e62ef970d 2013-08-05T00:17:35-04:00 2013-08-05T00:25:31-04:00 Contradictory claims of total dollar figures for U.S. foreign aid circulate around the Internet, containing oft-repeated figures that may or may not reflect reality. In response to those conflicting claims, WND has compiled a list of significant U.S. aid totals based on a review of congressional and Obama administration documents and databases. Steve Peacock Former Federal Prosecutor Leverages Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor in Column tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017d4267daf4970c 2013-03-30T15:55:48-04:00 2013-03-30T15:55:48-04:00 Many thanks to Andrew C. McCarthy of National Review Online for using U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor today as a supplemental resource in his article "Shhh, Don't Tell Anyone Hamas Won." Steve Peacock Obama Spending $300 Million for 'Palestinian State' tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017d3c73ec93970c 2012-10-02T05:47:03-04:00 2012-10-02T05:47:03-04:00 The Obama administration has released details of a plan to infuse another $300 million into West Bank and Gaza construction projects, spending it deems critical toward attaining the “success of a future Palestinian state.” Steve Peacock WND: Obama Spending $300 Million for 'Palestinian State' tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017ee3daad1a970d 2012-09-29T08:25:06-04:00 2012-09-29T08:25:06-04:00 The Obama administration has released details of a plan to infuse another $300 million into West Bank and Gaza construction projects, spending it deems critical toward attaining the “success of a future Palestinian state.” Steve Peacock Obama/Palestinian Monitor Article Sparks Angst in Cyberspace tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201761752af59970c 2012-08-19T14:50:29-04:00 2012-08-19T14:50:29-04:00 The response in cyberspace to the article "Obama to Exclude U.S. Companies from $300 Million Palestinian Project" truly has been phenomenal, as the piece helped generate over 1,000 page views at U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor in less than 48 hours. Steve Peacock Obama to Exclude U.S. Companies from $300 Million Palestinian Project tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20176174a205b970c 2012-08-17T15:59:59-04:00 2012-08-17T16:02:51-04:00 The Obama Administration today revealed it is embarking upon a $300 million Palestinian construction project; U.S. companies, however, need not apply. Steve Peacock USAID Gaza/West Bank Projects Undergoing Audit tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2016767b10a87970b 2012-06-19T20:06:57-04:00 2012-06-19T20:06:57-04:00 USAID hires PricewaterhouseCoopers to audit Gaza/West Bank program. Steve Peacock