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Pentagon: British firm billed US over $50M for iffy expenses
Pentagon audit: British company hired to help train Afghan intelligence officers billed the US $50M for luxury cars, exorbitant salaries and other questionable expenses
The Note: Kushner’s rising profile
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 75 THE BIG STORY: Jared Kushner is having his moment in the staff spotlight but he, of course, is no ordinary staffer. President Trump ’s son-in-law is in Iraq , adding another piece to a portfolio that includes brokering
Meet Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Advisers
Even though Donald Trump has previously cited himself as his top adviser on foreign policy issues, he has now released a list of some other experts that he leans on. The Republican presidential front-runner said during a "Morning Joe" interview last week that he consults with himself on foreign
With Country In Turmoil, Iraq War Veterans Become Humanitarians
Jonathan Webb was sitting in the chapel of the U.S. Embassy in Iraq when he heard a message that would alter the course of his life. An Iraqi pastor recalled to the crowd the moment when American soldiers arrived in his country in 2003. The pastor said he was happy because it meant his congregation
'This Week': Reflections on Iraq
ABC News' Martha Raddatz looks back on her more than 20 trips to Iraq, and how the country has changed.
Ukraine on the Brink of Chaos
Protestors clash with police, brawling in Parliament and government offices are looted.
What Is Greystone, Firm Accused of Disguising 'Mercenaries' as Ukrainians?
Russian Foreign Ministry Claims 150 ‘Mercenaries’ From Blackwater-Associated Firm in Ukraine; Company and US Officials Deny
Pay Day In Washington
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: It’s Equal Pay Day at the White House, ABC’s DEVIN DWYER reports. This morning, President Obama signs two executive orders targeting “pay secrecy.” One forces federal contractors to allow workers to discuss their pay with...
Blackwater Named in State Department Probe, Spent $$ on Pricey Airfare, Deep Fat Fryer
The controversial private security firm formerly known as Blackwater received $1 billion in funds that the State Department did not properly keep track of, a department inspector general report found. While Blackwater was providing personal protection for State Department officials in Iraq in 2006
US, Russia Trade Accusations of Provoking Turmoil in Ukraine
The Kremlin and the White House appear to be living in alternate universes, at least according to their public statements. Both sides accuse the other of meddling in Ukraine and stirring up trouble in the east, where pro-Russian crowds have stormed government buildings and demanded Crimea-like