Despite sending additional troops and spending billions of more dollars, recent efforts to remove the Taliban from their strongholds in Afghanistan are not working. There have been tactical successes, but the overall trend in the war is not improving. The Taliban is resilient and believes it can outlast the Americans.
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Mike Gellaty of South Carolina’s Examiner.Com reports that Dr. Dave Moody will succeed acting site manager Jack Craig as the top Department of Energy (DOE) official at the Savannah River Site near Aiken, S.C. Craig replaced Jeffrey Allison, who remains at SRS and is investigating an accident where an unidentified plant worker was exposed to plutonium.
A veteran DOE administrator with experience at the Rocky Flats Site near Denver, Co. and Los Alamos laboratory in New Mexico, Moody was named as manager of Savannah River Site’s Operations Office, according to a DOEpress release. Moody managed DOE’s Carlsbad Field Office for the last five years and has more than 30 years of experience in project management, research and development, nuclear waste management, and environmental restoration, according to the Department.
He comes to the Savannah River Site at a time when it has received billions in stimulus money with the Government Accountability Office reporting huge problems in the nuclear clean-up effort there. For more click http://www.examiner.com/site-in-columbia/deprtment-of-energy-names-new-manger-for-savannah-river-site?render=print
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According to reports, at least $500 million dollars has been spent on renovating Guantanamo Bay since the September 11 attacks.
Continue reading WASHINGTON POST: At least $500 million has been spent since 9/11 on renovating Guantanamo Bay