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September 14, 2016
By Neil Gordon
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction has some important lessons about the systemic corruption that has hindered the 15-year effort to rebuild the war-torn country.
September 12, 2016
POGO’s Dan Grazier explains the problems with the current bloated Pentagon budget on the Steele & Ungar show following the comments of presidential candidate Donald Trump about ending the sequester on defense spending.
September 8, 2016
The director of POGO’s military reform project testified about the inadequate protections for whistleblowers who come forward to report misconduct at the Pentagon. Mandy Smithberger’s testimony called on the Department of Defense’s Office of Inspector Gene
August 10, 2016
By Lexi Curnin
The DoD Office of Inspector General has committed to proactively releasing its reports and select investigations, rather than requiring a FOIA request for each document.
August 9, 2016
By Neil Gordon
A former employee of a controversial Pentagon task force came forward with stories—and photos—of one of the most notorious examples of wasteful spending in the Afghanistan reconstruction.
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This Land is Our Land
The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) raises this important issue in our latest podcast. POGO investigator Mia Steinle talks about the woefully outdated royalty programs for the mining and drilling of natural resources on public lands.