Jul 16, 2013 A Senate committee takes up the issue of war-time contracting, looking at the huge amounts of waste and fraud during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Jun 20, 2013 American troops are on the way out of Afghanistan, but the Washington Post reports that much of their gear, some $7 billion worth, won't be coming home with them.
Jun 14, 2013 Google says it has found evidence the Iranian government is spying on its citizens. The tech giant suspects the Iranian government is trying to head off any political unrest by looking at citizens' email correspondence.
Jun 14, 2013 Iran’s economy is likely to be a major election issue, as the country faces crippling international sanctions, 30 percent unemployment, and soaring inflation.
Jun 4, 2013 There will be new penalties for financial institutions that deal in Iranian currency, which should cause the rial to devalue further. But new sanctions on the country's car industry could be felt more acutely.
May 7, 2013 U.S. News & World Report has released its first-ever rankings of the 'Best Online Education Programs for Veterans'. A look at the market and the sometimes predatory companies taking advantage of vets.
Mar 20, 2013 In his final report to Congress this month, U.S. Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen said much of the $60 billion the U.S. spent on rebuilding Iraq was wasted.
Mar 20, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released data on unemployment among U.S. veterans, and the numbers aren't pretty. A big part of the problem: Many recent veterans are in a demographic which is suffering joblessness already -- young Americans.
Mar 1, 2013 Thousands scheduled to return from Afghanistan face job competition from earlier veterans.
Feb 7, 2013 Half of all Afghans have bribed public officials in the last year and the amounts are growing, according to a report from the UN.