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September 10, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Map Shows State Dept. Official Gave Misleading Testimony to Congress



Infographic: Attacks in Kabul A top State Department official delivered inaccurate and misleading testimony to a Senate panel in July, when he dismissed concerns about security at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

November 30, 2012

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

DoD Contractors Cost Nearly 3 Times More than DoD Civilians



Contract Oversight Defense Department contractor employees are costing nearly 3 times more than an average DoD civilian employee, but little is being done by DoD and Congress to prevent such wasteful spending.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

October 9, 2012

By Andre Francisco

Infographic: Myth of Pentagon Spending as Job Creator



Myth of Pentagon Spending as Job Creater Infographic Thumbnail Major defense contractors have been going around saying the sequestration cuts to Pentagon spending will cause widespread job losses, but history tells a different story.

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Topics: National Security

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