Monday, July 4, 2022

Subscribers Only

Free

Exiting-Afghanistan-Resources

The United States is adhering to its agreement to a full withdrawal from Afghanistan by August 31. The government of Afghanistan, led by President Ghani, has collapsed.

To help contractors and NGOs stay abreast of this ever-changing situation, Pub K is sharing developments as they occur, as well as key analysis from experts in the govcon field.

We are making this page free to the public as a resource to the community.

We encourage contributions of content by emailing articles or links to [email protected] or uploading them on our Publish with Us page.

Contracting with the Enemy: DOD Has Not Fully Implemented Processes Intended to Prevent Payments...

In this audit report, the Special Inspector General for Reconstruction in Afghanistan finds that DOD has not implemented recommendations from a previous 2013 report,...

DOJ Leverages Government Ethics Statute in Civil False Claims Suit

The DOJ filed a six-count Complaint against a federal contractor, Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions, LLC (iFOS), in the District of Maryland, alleging three violations...

Contractor Says CNN’s Afghan Smuggling Report Was A Lie

A defense consultant filed a defamation suit against CNN on Thursday, claiming a report on Afghans trying to flee Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power...

Three Cybersecurity Precautions for Compliance Personnel

Harry Cassin notes that the key role played by corporate compliance officers – with privileged access to sensitive information – also makes them prime candidates...

Declassified Report Details Afghan Air Force Reliance on Contractors

Watchdog warned that without help, the Afghan Air Force would collapse.

US Government Grants More Sanctions Relief for Afghanistan-Related Transactions

On December 22, 2021, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control issued three general licenses to authorize additional activities involving the Taliban...

Contract Terminations and Cost Settlements for Federal Contractors in Afghanistan

Nichols Liu - When the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) collapsed on August 15, it left more than $3 billion in...

The Lawfare Podcast: What’s Going on in Afghanistan?

Bryce Klehm sat down with Vanda Felbab-Brown, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Lawfare senior editor Scott R. Anderson, to discuss the...

Afghan Refugee Centers – A Note for Families and Friends of Refugees

Nichols Liu - Since the fall of Kabul in August of 2021, the U.S. has housed tens of thousands of Afghan refugees on seven...

FCPA Prosecutor Foreshadows Increased Use of New Foreign Bank Subpoena Tool

Nine months ago, Congress gave the Departments of Justice and Treasury substantial new power to subpoena foreign-located bank records in any investigation under federal...

For Companies Doing Business in Afghanistan, Some Legal Thoughts

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings - The unprecedented speed of the collapse of the former Afghan central government is a humanitarian tragedy. The magnitude of...

US Troops May Have Left Afghanistan, But Federal Contracting Goes On

Federal contracting continues in Afghanistan as the Pentagon takes steps to ensure security of those performing it. Contracting officers across the armed services and...

UK Defense Official Exposes Email Addresses of Afghan Interpreters

An official of the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence exposed the email addresses of 250 Afghan interpreters who had worked for them and now...

Perilous Situation for Afghan Allies Left behind Shows a Refugee System That’s not up...

The dangerous situation faced by Afghans who want to flee, but can’t, shows how unwilling or unprepared the U.S. and other countries are to...

An ‘Urgent Request’ for Feds to Help with the Afghan Resettlement Process

A federal employees group sent out an “urgent request” looking for colleagues who could help with the resettlement process for Afghan evacuees by acting...

Webinar

Sponsored by

Most Read

Last 7 days popular

Free Registration

Free access to Events Calendar, Job Postings, Exiting Afghanistan, and Annual Review with 2 weeks free trial access to Newsletters