Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2013-07-04T08:58:37-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Obama Wants Egyptian Students to Get More from College,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20192abde1850970d 2013-07-04T08:58:37-04:00 2013-07-04T08:58:37-04:00 President Obama wants to ensure all American adults obtain at least a year of college or career training while regaining America’s role as “world leader in college completion,” the U.S. Department of Education recently touted. The Obama administration then launched a new program to bring about such developments – in Egypt. Steve Peacock U.S. Freezes $350 Million Compact with Malawi in Response to Demonstrator Crackdown,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2015390317087970b 2011-07-26T17:37:39-04:00 2011-07-26T17:37:39-04:00 U.S. assistance to Malawi temporarily is being frozen by the U.S. pending an inquiry to that African nation's government in its alleged role in killing protesters, Reuters today reported. Separately, but specific to Malawi, the Monitor continues to await a governmental response to a potential conflict of interest between a federal official who administers U.S. aid to Malawi and his contractor wife who oversees one such program. Steve Peacock Foreigners Get College Paid by U.S. Taxpayers; Wife of Government Official to Manage Tuition Outreach,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e875c45cf970d 2011-04-09T13:40:01-04:00 2011-04-28T16:21:17-04:00 According to a document uncovered by U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor (T-RAM) during a routine search of a federal contracting database, the U.S. Agency for International Development under the current initiative has already spent nearly $2.1 million to send 16 students from the southeast African nation of Malawi to colleges in their homeland as well as in the U.S. and Kenya. Steve Peacock WorldNetDaily Buys Rights to Story from U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20147e3d4b573970b 2011-04-08T09:35:23-04:00 2011-04-25T11:42:02-04:00 I'm excited to announce that the hugely successful conservative-media group WorldNetDaily (WND) bought the rights to a story I had temporarily posted to the recently launched U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor (T-RAM). Steve Peacock