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. Considers Financing Gas Extraction Projects in Central Asia,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2015434419f79970c 2011-08-04T14:23:03-04:00 2011-08-04T14:23:03-04:00 USTDA is weighing whether to partially subsidize a coal-bed methane extraction project in the Central Asian nations of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. 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 USAID New Briefs; June 24, 2011,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20154333aa4f8970c 2011-06-24T09:12:44-04:00 2011-06-24T09:12:44-04:00 USAID New Briefs; June 24, 2011. Steve Peacock