The (POGO) Blog
December 6, 2016
By Ari Goldberg
Washington Post’s $125 Billion Pentagon Waste Story is a Perfect Illustration of Longstanding Problems
"This story is a perfect illustration of the biggest problems affecting the Defense Department: a contractor workforce that costs too much and a fear that exposing waste will lead to cuts in defense spending," said Danielle Brian, POGO Executive Director.
Topics: Government Accountability
November 30, 2016
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 no longer contains a provision that would strip the public of its ability to obtain information regarding Pentagon operations under the Freedom of Information Act.
Topics: Open Government
October 21, 2016
J. Kirk McGill, a highly qualified auditor, was forced out of the Defense Contract Audit Agency after refusing to sign a whitewashed audit.
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.