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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
Concerned Groups Highlight Problems with DOE's Treatment of Political Scientist | A group of 18 concerned organizations and individuals joined together to highlight a few areas of concern at the Department of Energy and the way it handled the termination of Dr. James Doyle.
Congress Must Debate and Decide Whether to Authorize the Continued Use of Military Force Against ISIL | Statement of Danielle Brian, Executive Director, Project On Government Oversight - President Obama’s plan to destroy the Islamic State militant organization, also known as ISIL, puts the United States on the brink of another war.
Groups Call for Public Disclosure of the Legal Rationale for US Force Against ISIS | OpenTheGovernment.org urges you to press for public disclosure of all Office of Legal Counsel memoranda and other legal opinions setting forth the legal rationale for the United States to use military force against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Congress cannot meaningfully exercise its Constitutional power to authorize force if the Executive uses secret legal opinions to extend past authorizations in ways that Congress never anticipated or intended.
Latest on the Blog
Report Finds Pentagon’s Real Estate Inventory Incomplete, Incorrect and Inconsistent | The Department of Defense has no idea what’s going on in more than half the properties it owns and it has no plans to figure that information out, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
DOE Handling of Whistleblower Case Leaves Much To Be Desired | The Department of Energy Inspector General will investigate Dr. James Doyle's termination for any impropriety from DOE.
Millions Wasted on Communication Towers in Afghanistan | Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction reports wasteful spending by the Department of State on underused communication towers across Afghanistan.