Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2013-12-22T20:51:14-05:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Federal Judge Slams Obama on Foreign-Aid and Secrecy (Fox News),2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2019b037c64c6970c 2013-12-22T20:51:14-05:00 2013-12-22T20:51:14-05:00 Steve Peacock Disturbing Truth Behind Obama's Travel Madness (WND),2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2019b01d898eb970c 2013-11-29T11:58:53-05:00 2013-11-29T11:58:53-05:00 Supporters of Barack Obama tout his dedication to the responsibilities of the presidency by noting that he had taken 96 days of vacation at the point in his term that President George W. Bush had taken a reported 335. But they admit that 51 of Bush’s trips were to his Texas ranch, while records show that Obama’s destinations have ranged from exotic European and African locales to pricey digs to Hawaii, where he’s sometimes traveled separately from his family, effectively doubling transportation costs for taxpayers. Steve Peacock Obama Assembling de facto Propaganda Ministry,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20176155d4a3d970c 2012-05-06T10:11:00-04:00 2012-05-06T10:11:00-04:00 The U.S. State Department is planning to “buy” media broadcasts, as the Obama administration assembles a de facto propaganda machine, according to documents that reveal the president’s plans moving closer to the 2012 election. Steve Peacock U.S. to Ramp Up Afghan Infowar with 'Aggressive Actions' -- Contractor to Bring About 'Desired Effects' in Global Media,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201543360a0f0970c 2011-06-30T16:11:45-04:00 2011-06-30T16:13:01-04:00 The next phase of a global information-warfare campaign to influence public and media perceptions about military operations in Afghanistan is unfolding, according to an updated U.S. Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) planning document that U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor has located. Steve Peacock U.S. Information Blitz to Unfold in Pakistan,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e882407b9970d 2008-06-05T00:00:00-04:00 2008-06-05T00:00:00-04:00 An information blitz aimed at swaying Pakistani citizens' views on U.S. involvement in the region is about to unfold, The Peacock Report (TPR) has discovered. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday commenced its search for a contractor capable of carrying out the euphemistically titled "USAID/Pakistan Outreach Campaign," as... Steve Peacock Contractor Gets Millions for Radio, TV, Leaflet PSYOPS Technology Project,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e882402b5970d 2006-07-15T00:00:00-04:00 2006-07-15T00:00:00-04:00 A $100 million contract to support psychological operations (PSYOPS) that U.S. Special Forces carry out internationally via aerial leafleting and radio and TV broadcasts has been awarded to CACI International, a Virginia-based vendor for Defense and Homeland Security IT services. CACI will provide up to four years of PSYOPS technology-... Steve Peacock