Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor tag:typepad.com,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2013-12-08T20:48:02-05:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Surprise! Plenty of Obama Money for These People (WND)</i) tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2019b0264c715970b 2013-12-08T20:48:02-05:00 2013-12-09T04:46:24-05:00 The Obama administration is launching a program with the ambitious goals of sparking business investment, reducing investment risks, and creating and sustaining new jobs. However, the beneficiaries are Middle Eastern and North African nations, not workers in the United States, WND has discovered. Steve Peacock Two Must-Read Commentaries on the Egyptian Conflict, U.S. Assistance tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2019104dc0d3d970c 2013-08-20T20:06:04-04:00 2013-08-20T20:06:04-04:00 Things are not what they seem in Egypt. Those who support the "democratically elected" Morsi do not share the American vision of democracy and freedom. Islamist radicals are attempting to retake the government, and it very well may be in U.S. national interests to steer far clear of this turmoil. Steve Peacock Have U.S. 'Investments' in Mideast Paid Off? tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20192ac6b047e970d 2013-08-07T13:12:36-04:00 2013-08-07T13:12:36-04:00 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... 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 U.S. Modernization of Egyptian Air Force Continues as Planned (PatriotUpdate.com) tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20192abf0c3b5970d 2013-07-09T17:45:45-04:00 2013-07-09T17:45:45-04:00 The Obama administration is proceeding with the next phase of its plan to modernize the Egyptian Air Force, coinciding with the White House claim that continued aid to Egypt is in the national interests of the United States. Steve Peacock Obama Wants Egyptian Students to Get More from College tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20192abde1850970d 2013-07-04T08:58:37-04:00 2013-07-04T08:58:37-04:00 President Obama wants to ensure all American adults obtain at least a year of college or career training while regaining America’s role as “world leader in college completion,” the U.S. Department of Education recently touted. The Obama administration then launched a new program to bring about such developments – in Egypt. 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 U.S. Aiding Tunisia in Reforming Labor Laws, Institutions tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017ee711b935970d 2013-01-08T01:44:58-05:00 2013-01-08T01:57:10-05:00 The Millennium Challenge Corporation is assisting the nation of Tunisia in achieving greater economic growth by getting it to improve its government and private-sector institutions, which suffer from a bloated workforce and strict labor laws that keep that unwieldy labor market intact. Steve Peacock