Obama blurs line between military, foreign aid

by Steve Peacock -- The lines between U.S. military and humanitarian actions have become increasingly blurred under the Obama administration, which globally will deploy advisers to further merge what historically were separate more…

Obama spending
millions on schools
... in Pakistan

by Steve Peacock -- Budget deficits, spending limits, the sequester and economic headwinds all seem to fall by the wayside for Barack Obama's overseas spending program. Now that a $305 million U.S. more…

Obama can't stop spending — in Kenya!

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration is seeking additional U.S. taxpayer funds to provide more health services to Kenyans through a massive assistance program that has already grown so "rapidly and more…

U.S. escalates contractor roles in Africa

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration suddenly is hunting for contractors to help haul military equipment and supplies to and from Egypt and other nations within the U.S. Africa Command's area more…

U.S. offers token protection
for Serbian Christians

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration intends to leverage U.S. leadership in lowering racial tensions in the U.S. by making such ethnic-peacemaking expertise available globally. Obama's most recent endeavor specifically wants more…

U.S. gives Palestinians $300 million in contracts

by Steve Peacock -- The U.S. government recently awarded a batch of contracts worth up to $300 million to Palestinian construction companies, including a firm targeted in a Palestinian Authority corruption probe. more…

Obama bans U.S. companies from competition

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration intends to keep contractors on stand-by to help officials evaluate conditions on the Mexican side of the U.S. border, but U.S. companies are not allowed more…

Ex-Obama employer gets Kenyan contract

by Steve Peacock -- A no-bid contract to assess a $48 million Kenyan youth program has been awarded to the University of Chicago, where President Barack Obama taught constitutional law for 12 more…

Have U.S. 'investments' in Mideast paid off?

by Steve Peacock -- 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 more…