Secret U.S. Risk Rating Bars Vendor From Huge Afghan Trucking Deal

By Sebastian Sprenger / September 9, 2014 at 4:58 PM
Classified warnings about an Afghan trucking company used previously by several Western organizations led to the vendor's disqualification from a new U.S. logistics contract potentially worth billions of dollars, documents show. The case is described in a redacted Government Accountability Office decision following a complaint by Aria Target Logistics Services of Kabul, Afghanistan, against U.S. Transportation Command. The company had unsuccessfully protested losing out on the contract, arguing it should have been told what information U.S. officials have against it...

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