Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor tag:typepad.com,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2011-07-27T17:23:19-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad U.S. Seeks New Means of Predicting Internet Growth Overseas, from Albania to Zimbabwe tag:typepad.com,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 $250 Million Contract-Ceiling Set for Global Small-Arms Destruction tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e8855cc18970d 2011-05-09T19:41:02-04:00 2011-05-10T11:17:15-04:00 As much as a quarter-billion dollars in contracts could be awarded over the next five years to provide worldwide “conventional weapons destruction” (CWD) services on behalf of the U.S. State Department. Steve Peacock