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Army secretary who signed KBR indemnification had clashed with Rumsfeld

By Mike Francis, The Oregonian on January 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM, updated January 24, 2013 at 8:59 AM The former secretary also was a big shareholder in Enron, but had to sell his shares when taking his job. Those sales came under suspicion when the company foundered, but he was not charged with any misdeed. However, [...]

January 29th, 2013 | Posted in Governmental Affairs,KBR Lawsuits,Oregon Live,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update,Qarmat Ali News | Read More »

Post KBR Trial and Verdict Update

After several weeks of an informal, partial gag order entered at the request of KBR shortly before the verdict was delivered, we are now able to comment more fully on the verdict, the full facts of the case, and other developments in the fight for the Qarmat Ali veterans.  As was widely reported, on November [...]

January 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Governmental Affairs,KBR Lawsuits,Oregon Federal Court,Oregon Lawsuits,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update,Sodium Dichromate & Hexavalent Chromium | Read More »

Wyden Letter to Secretary Darcy Regrading KBR

Wyden Letter to Secretary Darcy Regrading KBR

January 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Governmental Affairs,KBR Lawsuits,Qarmat Ali Blog | Read More »

Oregon Lawmakers to Pentagon: Don’t Put Taxpayers on the Hook for Contractors’ Negligence

Kellogg Brown and Root Must be Held Accountable for Poisoning Members of Oregon National Guard in Iraq Friday, December 7, 2012 Portland, OR – Six members of Oregon’s congressional delegation are urging The Pentagon to resist efforts by military contractor Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) to stick American taxpayers with the estimated $100 million bill [...]

January 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Governmental Affairs,KBR Lawsuits,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update | Read More »

No more secret contractor indemnifications under new Defense authorization

Published: Friday, December 21, 2012, 3:02 PM By Mike Francis, The Oregonian The final Defense Authorization approved today by Congress includes an amendment that will prevent secret contractor indemnifications like the one the Army Corps of Engineers granted to KBR Inc. at the outset of the war against Iraq. The amendment barring such secret arrangements was sponsored [...]

January 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Governmental Affairs,KBR Lawsuits,Local Newspapers,Oregon Live,Proposed Legislation,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update | Read More »

SENATOR BYRON DORGAN (D-ND) — Interview on 10/15/10

October 24th, 2010 | Posted in Governmental Affairs,News Coverage,Proposed Legislation,Qarmat Ali News | Read More »

DPC Hearing Witness Bios

DPC Hearing Witness Bios

October 1st, 2010 | Posted in Congressional Hearings,Documents,Resources | Read More »

DPC Hearing – Qarmat Ali – Schultz

DPC Hearing – Qarmat Ali – Schultz

October 1st, 2010 | Posted in Documents,Resources,Senate DPC Hearing | Read More »

DPC Hearing – Qarmat Ali- Bayh

DPC Hearing – Qarmat Ali- Bayh

October 1st, 2010 | Posted in Congressional Hearings,Documents,Senate DPC Hearing | Read More »

DPC Hearing – Qarmat Ali- Dorgan

DPC Hearing – Qarmat Ali- Bayh

October 1st, 2010 | Posted in Documents,Resources,Senate DPC Hearing | Read More »

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