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Dahr Jamail

Independent Journalist

July 12th, 2010

Hell Has Come to South Louisiana

Photography by Erika BlumenfeldPhoto by Erika Blumenfeld © 2010Clint Guidry is a shrimper from Lafitte, Louisiana. As we sit together, he shows me a picture of his house with 18 inches of water in it as a result of Hurricane Ike in 2008.In his deep voice, he looks me in ... continue reading

May 12th, 2008

UVM anti-war group pushes divestment

By Tim Johnson / Burlington Free Press The anti-war movement at the University of Vermont showed flashes of both the old and the new in the semester just ending. The old was a sit-in that occupied the president's office one afternoon last month. Some sit-ins -- like the four-day version ... continue reading

January 30th, 2008

GOP Lawmaker Presses Rice Over Iraq Rape Case

By Justin Rood / ABC News A Republican lawmaker wants Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to answer questions in person about the high-profile rape case of Jamie Leigh Jones, after lower State Department officials failed to provide information that satisfied him. Declaring that the State Department's previous written responses about ... continue reading

December 24th, 2006

Did an American fire on Iraqis unprovoked?

U.S. security contractors allege their supervisor was ‘out of control’ By Lisa Myers, Aram Roston and the NBC News Investigative Unit WASHINGTON - Shane Schmidt was a U.S. Marine for seven years, the leader of a sniper unit. Chuck Shepard spent seven years in the U.S. Army. After leaving the ... continue reading

September 10th, 2005

Firms with Bush ties snag Katrina deals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Companies with ties to the Bush White House and the former head of FEMA are clinching some of the administration's first disaster relief and reconstruction contracts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. At least two major corporate clients of lobbyist Joe Allbaugh, President George W. Bush's former ... continue reading

July 9th, 2005

Military to Pay Halliburton Another $5B

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The military has agreed to pay a Halliburton subsidiary up to $5 billion for another year of care and feeding of U.S. forces in Iraq, a military spokeswoman said Thursday. The task order calls for Kellogg Brown and Root Services Inc. of Arlington, Va., to provide things ... continue reading

June 28th, 2005

Halliburton's Iraq deals described as contract abuse

By Sue Pleming / Reuters WASHINGTON - A top U.S. Army procurement official said on Monday Halliburton's deals in Iraq were the worst example of contract abuse she had seen as Pentagon auditors flagged over $1 billion of potential overcharges by the Texas-based firm. Bunny Greenhouse, the Army Corps of ... continue reading

June 7th, 2005

Desperate for Work, Blind to Dangers

By Dahr Jamail / IPS AMMAN, Jun 7 - Ahlam Najam just needed a job. At 25, she had a university degree in education but could not find work as teacher. When Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR), subsidiary of the U.S. firm Halliburton offered her a job as a security ... continue reading

February 28th, 2005

Halliburton Could Get $1.5 Bln More Iraq Work-Army

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Halliburton Co., under scrutiny for its contracts in Iraq, would receive an extra $1.5 billion as part of the Bush administration's additional war spending proposal for fiscal 2005, a senior U.S. Army budget official said on Friday. Halliburton, once led by Vice President Dick Cheney, is the ... continue reading

February 25th, 2005

Halliburton Gets Bonuses for U.S. Army Work

By Sue Pleming / Reuters WASHINGTON - U.S. defense contractor Halliburton, under scrutiny for its contracts in Iraq, has been given bonuses for some of its work supporting the U.S. military in Kuwait and Afghanistan, the Army said on Thursday. But the Army said performance-based bonuses had not been paid ... continue reading

November 24th, 2004

Halliburton's Iraq Payments Should Be Cut - Auditor

By Sue Pleming / Reuters The U.S. Army should withhold some payments to Halliburton Co. for its work in Iraq, a government auditor said on Wednesday, in a move that could cost the contractor tens of millions of dollars a month. In another development involving the Texas company, the lawyer ... continue reading

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