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Areas of expertise: National Security, Government Oversight, Wasteful Defense Spending, Ethics, Open Government, Whistleblower Issues
Areas of expertise: Contract Oversight, Contractor Responsibility, the Revolving Door and Conflicts of Interest, Government Transparency
Director of Public Policy
Areas of expertise: advocacy campaigns, policy analysis, open/accountable government, whistleblower protections
Director, Straus Military Reform Project, CDI at POGO
Areas of Expertise: Defense Budget, Weapons, and Congress
POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian talking with Bill Moyers about how industry influence shapes laws and regulations.
How Money Rules Washington
POGO's General Counsel Scott Amey went on C-SPAN to discuss Edward Snowden and the rapid increase in private intelligence contractors.
The Rise of Intelligence Contractors
Ethan Rosenkranz will be joining POGO as a national security policy analyst.
Introducing Ethan Rosenkranz, POGO's Newest Staffer
Public Interest Groups Call for CIA Director to Resign | A coalition of public interest groups called for CIA Director John Brennan’s resignation Tuesday, citing abuses of power that include obstructing and spying on a Senate committee that was looking into the agency’s use of torture.
Probe Finds Army General Obstructed Official Investigation—Once Again | The Pentagon Inspector General has found that a two-star general obstructed an investigation into widespread fraud and patient abuse at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan, according to a report published today at POGO.org.
“Stay in Your F---ing Lane” | A controversial top Army officer, Major General Gary S. Patton, has just been cited for the second time in less than a year for obstructing an official probe into horrific conditions at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan.
Latest on the Blog
Charles Lewis’ New Book Looks at the Lies Your President Told You and Other Mistruths | Charles Lewis’ new book, 935 Lies -- The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity, expands upon a Center for Public Integrity project that tracked the number of false statements that the President George W. Bush administration told in the two-year build up to the war in Iraq.
Should Contractor FOIA Objections be Labeled? | Improvements to FOIA are moving through Congress, and one additional change is needed--the public should be informed when contractors object to the release of information to the public.
DynCorp Sued for Overcharging Anti-Terrorism Program | Last week, the public learned that DynCorp International is being sued for defrauding the Army on a narco-terrorism contract, the same contract on which a Pentagon audit found over $100 million in improper charges.