Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor tag:typepad.com,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2014-02-16T12:01:14-05:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Drudge Report Features “Feds Want to Track Your DNA Like a License Plate” tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a5116dff4b970c 2014-02-16T12:01:14-05:00 2014-02-16T12:01:14-05:00 Many thanks to Drudge Report for spreading the word about my latest article “Feds want to track your DNA like a license plate.” Steve Peacock Have U.S. 'Investments' in Mideast Paid Off? (WND) tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20192ac5e62ef970d 2013-08-05T00:17:35-04:00 2013-08-05T00:25:31-04:00 Contradictory claims of total dollar figures for U.S. foreign aid circulate around the Internet, containing oft-repeated figures that may or may not reflect reality. In response to those conflicting claims, WND has compiled a list of significant U.S. aid totals based on a review of congressional and Obama administration documents and databases. Steve Peacock Steve Peacock Interview with Talk-Show Host Peter Boyles tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20191045e7d8b970c 2013-07-23T16:56:48-04:00 2013-07-23T16:56:48-04:00 Today I was tracked down by Denver radio talk-show host Peter Boyles (710KNUS), who took note of my reporting via WND on the issues of drones -- unmanned aerial systems -- and other forms of electronic surveillance. We spoke for nearly 20 minutes about some of the following articles, while Mr. Boyles also allowed me to mention U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor and my background as a Capitol Hill reporter covering the final years of the Clinton Administration through the start of the George W. Bush Administration. Steve Peacock U.S. Prepares for Casualties in Africa tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2019101cbe8f5970c 2013-05-04T18:49:13-04:00 2013-05-04T18:49:13-04:00 The extrication of U.S. Special Forces injured in African military ventures soon will provide contractors with an additional revenue stream, now that the Obama administration plans to keep such vendors on stand-by, 24/7, for cross-continent airborne mobilization. Steve Peacock WND: U.S. Prepares for Casualties in Africa tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201901baad6fa970b 2013-04-28T21:19:04-04:00 2013-04-28T21:19:04-04:00 The extrication of U.S. Special Forces injured in African military ventures soon will provide contractors with an additional revenue stream, now that the Obama administration plans to keep such vendors on stand-by, 24/7, for cross-continent airborne mobilization. Steve Peacock Indonesian Air Force Getting Dozens of USAF F-16 Jet Engines tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017617152e33970c 2012-08-07T17:27:55-04:00 2012-08-07T17:27:55-04:00 The Obama Administration is providing twenty-eight jet engines to the Indonesian Air Force, which will use the re-manufactured Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220E engines to equip its F-16 fighters. Steve Peacock U.S to Demilitarize & Dispose Depleted Uranium Ammo for Taiwan tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017743adee80970d 2012-07-27T10:14:42-04:00 2012-07-27T10:14:42-04:00 The cost of removing and destroying of depleted-uranium ammunition in Taiwan may be borne by American taxpayers, as the U.S. Army is looking for industry sources capable of performing this service. Steve Peacock Hearing: “Emerging Threats and Security in the Western Hemisphere: Next Steps for U.S. Policy.” tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2015392258526970b 2011-10-07T18:59:20-04:00 2011-10-07T18:59:45-04:00 The House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday, October 13, will host a hearing titled, “Emerging Threats and Security in the Western Hemisphere: Next Steps for U.S. Policy.” Steve Peacock U.S. Air Force Releases Little About Pakistani F-16 Upgrades, Other Than Cost tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e8a5a87ec970d 2011-08-03T15:14:34-04:00 2011-08-03T15:15:19-04:00 The U.S. Air Force awarded a $42.3 million contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. in order to upgrade U.S.-provided F-16 fighter jets of the Pakistani Air Force. Steve Peacock U.S. to Ramp Up Afghan Infowar with 'Aggressive Actions' -- Contractor to Bring About 'Desired Effects' in Global Media tag:typepad.com,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