Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani addressed a rally on Sept. 23, 2010 in protest against the presence of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the UN. The MEK-linked event is one of many where Mr. Giuliani has advocated taking the MEK off the US terrorism list. He spoke beside a portrait of the Paris-based MEK leader Maryam Rajavi.
The short answer is 'no.' But there are worrying signs to be found in US auditing of its own contracting practices in Afghanistan.
AOptix signs a $3 million contract with the US Department of Defense to help develop smart phones with Smart Mobile Identity technology, which scans fingerprints and other physical features for identity verification. Biometrics developers say they aren't far from making the technology commercially available.
Kam Air, an airline owned by a politically-connected Afghan businessman, was blacklisted by the US military in Afghanistan for opium smuggling. Then the Afghan government complained.
In an attempt to recover her reputation following her involvement in the Petraeus scandal, Jill Kelley (through her attorneys and publicist) released new information on Tuesday. Among the items released were a cease-and-desist letter to a New York businessman, a complaint to the Florida bar about a Tampa attorney and a letter to the U.S. Attorney's Office.