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Firms plead guilty to overbilling for food, water for troops in Afghanistan

Firms overcharge US for troop suppliesTwo foreign companies have pleaded guilty in court to defrauding the U.S. government by overcharging for food and water for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Supreme Foodservice GmbH, a privately held Swiss company, and Supreme Foodservice FZE, a United Arab Emirates company, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania and paid a fine of $288.6 million, the Justice Department reported.

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Taliban attack kills two U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan

2Americans killed in AfghanistanThe Afghan Taliban killed a Supreme Court official, a dozen mine clearers and several national and foreign soldiers but also suffered heavy losses from intensifying violence ahead of the withdrawal of most international troops in the next two weeks.

In Kabul on Saturday, a bomb ripped through a bus carrying soldiers in Kabul, killing at least seven of them, mangling the vehicle and sending a column of black smoke over the capital.

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The Appallingly High Number of Unidentified People Killed in America's Drone War

Drone deathsIn September 2009, a Pakistan daily newspaper reported that the commander of an al Qaeda-linked terrorist group had been killed in a U.S. drone strike. U.S. government officials claimed that the operation resulted in “huge loss for the militants fighting against the foreign forces in Afghanistan.”

In fact, the actual victims of the strike were a Pakistani family gathering around the dinner table during the holy month of Ramadan. The attack’s likely the intended target, Ilyas Kashmiri, was not killed. And he would reportedly die at least three more times, according to a recently published report by the human rights group Reprieve.

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A Year After Congressional Testimony, Drone Strike Victims Still Searching for Justice

drone strikesDrone strikes launched on October 11 of this year in Pakistan's Tirah Valley in the Khyber region and in Shawal in the North Waziristan region brought the total number of strikes in Pakistan to 400 since June 2004. The CIA's covert drone program regularly strikes parts of Yemen and Somalia as well.

In addition, a US-led coalition has been conducting airstrikes against IS fighters since the US military first launched its own airstrikes in Iraq in August. An increased emphasis on drone warfare to combat IS forces has longtime critics of the CIA's covert drone program, especially as it's used in countries like Pakistan and Yemen, on guard.

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Report: U.S. drone strikes kill 28 for every intended target

drones kill 28 for every targetU.S. drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan have killed 28 people for every intended target, a British human rights advocacy group said Tuesday.

A report by the London- and New York-headquartered group Reprieve said as many as 1,147 unidentified people have been killed in drone strikes since 2002 in failed attempts to kill 41 identified people. It provides an estimate of those killed each time the United States hunts what is regards as a "high value target," and notes 76 children and 29 adults were killed in drone strikes targeting al-Qaida leader Ayman al Zawahiri on two occasions, who survived.

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Obama signs secret order expanding U.S. role in Afghanistan

Obamam extends war in AfghanistanPresident Obama quietly signed a classified executive order authorizing a more expansive role for U.S. troops in Afghanistan in 2015, ensuring American troops will be fighting in the country for at least one more year, The New York Times reported.

The order allows American troops to take a direct role in missions against militant groups that include the Taliban.

It's a broader mission than the president described in a May announcement, when he said the U.S. military would have no combat role in Afghanistan next year and the remaining 9,800 troops would be focusing on training Afghan forces and handling al-Qaida threats.

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Barclays, HSBC Sued by U.S. Soldiers Over Attacks in Iraq

US soldiers sue banks for aid to IraqBarclays Plc (BARC), HSBC Holdings Plc and four other banks were accused in a lawsuit by U.S. soldiers of helping Iran process billions of dollars in transfers and finance terrorists who attacked Americans serving in Iraq.

Lenders including Standard Chartered Bank (STAN), Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) and Royal Bank of Scotland NV conspired with Iran and its banks to withhold certain data from transactions, enabling them to circumvent monitoring by U.S. regulators, the soldiers said in a complaint yesterday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.

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