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June 14, 2013

By Adam Zagorin

Final Inspector General’s Report Cuts References to Panetta’s Disclosure of “TOP SECRET” Info



National Security The Department of Defense Inspector General’s final report on what kind of access the Zero Dark Thirty filmmakers had to classified information omits any reference to then-CIA Director Leon Panetta’s disclosure of “TOP SECRET” and other sensitive informati

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Topics: Government Accountability, National Security

June 14, 2013

By POGO Guest Blogger

When Will the Contractors Contract?



Chuck Hagel Does privatization work as predicted by the neo-liberal ideologues?

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Topics: National Security

June 6, 2013

By Christine Anderson

Conservative Report Finds $1.8 Trillion in Pentagon Savings



Cash Stack In a report released Tuesday, the fiscally conservative organizations R Street Group and National Taxpayers Union found over $1.8 trillion in potential savings at the Pentagon.

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Topics: National Security

June 6, 2013

By Danielle Brian

Shielding the Whistleblowers



Whistleblower Protections An amendment offered by Reps. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) and Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) that would go a long way to address the shortcomings of the current law to ensure that service members are protected from retaliation when they report sexual assaults and oth

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Topics: Whistleblower Protections

May 30, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Congress Fighting Base Closures Despite Cost Savings



National Security Congress is refusing to allow the Pentagon to save money by closing unnecessary bases and facilities, according to an article in Government Executive.

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Topics: National Security

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