Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2013-05-04T18:49:13-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad U.S. Prepares for Casualties in Africa,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2019101cbe8f5970c 2013-05-04T18:49:13-04:00 2013-05-04T18:49:13-04:00 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 U.S. State Dept. Sending Critical [Pool & Picnicking] Resources to Sudan,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2016769303e30970b 2012-08-10T12:57:08-04:00 2012-08-10T13:32:40-04:00 Critical resources are needed in the troubled African nation of Sudan, and the U.S. Department of State is stepping up to the plate, so to speak, to provide those goods; specifically, State is ordering hundreds of patio furniture sets for its embassy in Khartoum. Steve Peacock U.S. Could Infuse $300 Million Into Upcoming Elections -- Overseas,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2015436cea7e1970c 2011-11-11T16:44:07-05:00 2011-11-11T17:21:01-05:00 Nearly $300 million in contracts could be awarded to help the U.S. provide “technical leadership in the field of electoral and political processes” in foreign nations. Steve Peacock