Corruption a hurdle for Obama
'power Africa' plan

by Steve Peacock -- President Obama's multi-billion-dollar "Power Africa" initiative aims to double citizen access to electricity and other power sources across Sub-Saharan Africa. But it plays down the creation of a more…

U.S. picks up tab to expand China's economy

by Steve Peacock -- The Chinese business sector must be in trouble. Why else would President Obama be sending taxpayer dollars there to modernize China's energy grid, hire private-sector consultants to help more…

Obama deploying drones around U.S.

by Steve Peacock -- The deployment of federal drones in and around U.S. shores represents one of the Obama administration's next steps in the nation's expanded use of unmanned aircraft systems for more…

Obama hiring contractor for African bombs

by Steve Peacock -- The Obama administration continues to ramp up its military-response capabilities in Africa, where it is now looking for contractor support to transport U.S. Africa Command troops, weaponry and more…

Drone training anyone? Army ramping up plans

by Steve Peacock -- Contractor-provided training in the operation and maintenance of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or SUASs, for "domestic and foreign customers" is being ramped up by the U.S. Army, which more…