Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2012-04-26T08:23:33-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Obama Administration Launching Business Competitiveness Project,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2016304cb0974970d 2012-04-26T08:23:33-04:00 2012-04-26T13:22:50-04:00 Improving "private sector competitiveness" as well as increasing access to financing will help drive "sustainable economic growth" while reducing poverty, accordng to the Obama Administration. Consequently, it is launching the Finance and Business Services (FaBS) Project to achieve such goals -- in Ethiopia. Steve Peacock Air Force Fuel Supply and Storage to be Outsourced Around Globe,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2015437e5790c970c 2011-12-05T18:35:08-05:00 2011-12-05T18:35:08-05:00 The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) plans to outsource a chunk of its global fuel supply and storage services to industry, though the agency has not disclosed the exact magnitude of those future contracts, U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor has discovered. According to several presolicitation notices dated Dec. 5 and discovered... Steve Peacock