Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2013-08-07T13:12:36-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Have U.S. 'Investments' in Mideast Paid Off?,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 Data on Desires of Middle Eastern TV-News Viewers Sought,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201676945d2a0970b 2012-08-14T13:10:47-04:00 2012-08-14T13:10:47-04:00 Viewer choices of TV news sources in the Middle East—particularly in the aftermath of the Arab Spring—are about to be evaluated by the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors, which also will assess recent promotional efforts for its Alhurra TV operations. 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 TPR Urges Public Citizen To Address U.S.-Subsidized Saudi-China Oil Project,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e882401f0970d 2006-05-16T00:00:00-04:00 2012-08-23T11:18:51-04:00 The Peacock Report today alerted Public Citizen Energy Director Tyson Slocum to the U.S. taxpayer subsidization of a massive oil refinery project in China -- a subsidy that directly benefits a single multinational company that the Saudi Arabian government and a Chinese conglomerate jointly own. Steve Peacock