Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2012-05-30T08:43:20-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad U.S. Crafting New Economic Recovery Plan,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2016305fa77cb970d 2012-05-30T08:43:20-04:00 2012-05-30T08:45:02-04:00 The damage caused by the global financial crisis requires additional federal intervention, according to the Obama Administration, which is launching a new program to “foster growth and stability at a time of increasing economic turmoil.” 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 USTDA Picks Contractor for Ukraine e-Comm Study (News Brief),2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201538f9196e9970b 2011-07-01T09:56:13-04:00 2011-07-01T09:56:13-04:00 U.S. taxpayers will foot the bill to pay a consultant to assess Ukraine's national emergency communications initiative. Steve Peacock U.S. to Help Modernize Emergency Communications, Banking Systems in Ukraine,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e873cdbd6970d 2011-04-04T16:58:32-04:00 2011-07-01T09:58:52-04:00 “Out of a total estimated cost of $100 million, this leaves $22.3 million that must be funded,” the USTDA document says. Steve Peacock