Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2013-04-28T21:19:04-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad WND: U.S. Prepares for Casualties in Africa,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201901baad6fa970b 2013-04-28T21:19:04-04:00 2013-04-28T21:19:04-04:00 The extrication of U.S. Special Forces injured in African military ventures soon will provide contractors with an additional revenue stream, now that the Obama administration plans to keep such vendors on stand-by, 24/7, for cross-continent airborne mobilization. Steve Peacock Data on Desires of Middle Eastern TV-News Viewers Sought,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201676945d2a0970b 2012-08-14T13:10:47-04:00 2012-08-14T13:10:47-04:00 Viewer choices of TV news sources in the Middle East—particularly in the aftermath of the Arab Spring—are about to be evaluated by the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors, which also will assess recent promotional efforts for its Alhurra TV operations. Steve Peacock U.S. Seeks New Means of Predicting Internet Growth Overseas, from Albania to Zimbabwe,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2015390378688970b 2011-07-27T17:23:19-04:00 2011-07-27T17:34:13-04:00 The U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is looking for a contractor capable of developing a new analytical model to predict Internet usage and growth -- in thirty-two foreign nations, from "A" (Albania) to "Z" (Zimbabwe). Steve Peacock White House Funds Moroccan River Project, But Seeks to Slash U.S. Waterway Clean-Up Efforts,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e88240096970d 2006-02-25T00:00:00-05:00 2012-05-06T11:43:37-04:00 The U.S. Trade & Development Agency (USTDA) is funding an evaluation of advanced technologies to stem chronic river pollution -- in Morocco, that is. The Moroccan river initiative comes to light just as the Bush Administration has proposed massive cuts to river pollution-prevention initiatives across the United States. According to... Steve Peacock