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Politics, money, and war.

Sunday, December 7

bits & pieces

We've got an overflow of stuff to post.

After Attack, S. Korean Engineers Quit Iraq by Ariana Eunjung Cha in the Washington Post is a good illustration of how difficult it is to know where the money is being spent.
The engineers and technicians are employees of Ohmoo Electric Co. of Korea, which is a subcontractor of the Shiloh company of the Philippines, which in turn is a subcontractor of the Washington Group.
The USAID has announced two additional Educational grants as part of the Higher Education and Development (HEAD) program for Iraq.
$4,990,364 to a consortium led by Jackson State University that will partner with the University of Mosul.  The Mississippi Consortium for International Development (MCID) includes Alcorn State University, Mississippi Valley State University and Tougaloo College.

$4,988,569 to the University of Oklahoma’s College of Continuing Education to partner with the University of Al-Anbar, University of Basra, and Salahaddin University.  The Oklahoma Higher Education Partnership (OHEP) includes Cameron University, Langston University and Oklahoma State University.


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