The (POGO) Blog
April 15, 2016
Whistleblowers join forces with Austrian director in documentary to increase efforts to declassify Department of Defense Inspector General’s Report.
April 12, 2016
By Neil Gordon
An audit conducted in response to a massive Navy contract bribery scandal found significant weaknesses in the Navy’s management of port service contractors, as well as several improper—and potentially fraudulent—practices by the Navy and its contractors.
April 7, 2016
Despite requests by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, the Air Force isn't releasing the final contract value for the B-21, the new Long Range Strike Bomber, arguing that estimates are good enough.
February 11, 2016
The Department of Defense's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 continues a tradition of war-spending budget gimmicks and funding over-priced weapon programs like the F-35.
Topics: National Security
January 25, 2016
A recent video from The New York Times and Retro Report features POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian explaining how the Pentagon's largest procurement program went wrong.
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