The controversial couple were on the agency’s Bin Laden tracking team together in the 1990s.
A Senate committee is investigating Mentor, a giant for-profit foster care firm. Now, the firm has hired lobbyists who used to work for the leaders of the very committee conducting the investigation. The company has also hired a former White House lawyer famous for handling Congressional probes.
The U.S. military used a company with ties to a Bulgarian criminal to buy arms for Syrian rebels. Another executive involved in buying the weapons on behalf of the U.S. was found to have engaged in “fraud or deceit” with investors.
Syed Raheel Farook was awarded the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, among other awards.
In 1905, at the dawn of America’s empire under Teddy Roosevelt, a black sailor and a Jewish sailor boxed in a makeshift ring on the deck of a U.S. Navy ship. What was intended to be entertainment for hundreds of idle soldiers instead turned into a tragedy, marking a pivotal, if overlooked, moment in the history of race in the American military.
Chalabi, who died of heart failure on Tuesday at age 71, was charismatic, obsessive, and helped lead the U.S. to war in Iraq.
The changes come amid a U.S. bribery probe and a BuzzFeed News report on allegations that the company altered records to provide high tech equipment to Vladimir Putin’s security services.
A multimillion-dollar deal with a minuscule arms dealer led to the death of a US citizen, delays in arming Syrian rebels, and the purchase of weapons from a pro-Russia dictatorship — all for a pile of defective 30-year-old weapons.
Post-Snowden morale plummets as director is accused of spending most of his time on his other duties.
The company, National Mentor Holdings, says it is pulling out of foster care in five states. Mentor was the subject of a BuzzFeed News investigation.
A 2-month-old infant girl died while in the care of America’s largest for-profit foster care company. Then, state officials tried to keep details of her death secret. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
The intent was to dodge sanctions and provide equipment to Vladimir Putin’s military and security services, a source says. Cisco strongly denies it violated sanctions or attempted to do so. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
Citing a BuzzFeed News investigation into the nation’s largest for-profit foster care company, senators launch 50-state examination of privatized foster care.
National Mentor, a $1.2 billion company with a history of trouble at its homes for at-risk children, says departure from the state has “absolutely” nothing to do with a critical inspector general investigation.
A year after Prince proposed private troops for Nigeria, the West African nation is now using mercenaries. Prince’s old firm, Blackwater, used to contract with the U.S. to protect convoys and officials, and train foreign armies — but caused controversy when its employees killed Iraqi civilians.
Companies can be faceless, so we reached out to individual board members for their reaction to the deaths, sex abuse, and serious lapses at National Mentor Holdings.
A BuzzFeed News investigation identified deaths, sex abuse, and blunders in screening, training, and overseeing foster parents at the nation’s largest for-profit foster care company.
The cells, designed for solitary custody, could be hauled around on trucks. In the early days of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, commanders at times had to improvise detention options.
“I’m disappointed that no one at the CIA will be held accountable,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein says.
The Agency was convinced Janat Gul knew of a plot to launch terror attacks against the 2004 presidential election, but he couldn’t have known. The plot was fiction. His interrogators were ordered to torture him even after they came to believe he knew nothing.