The (POGO) Blog
August 24, 2015
With billions in U.S. tax dollars still left to be spent on reconstruction in Afghanistan, it’s critical that the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction continue his oversight role.
Topics: Contract Oversight
August 20, 2015
By Katie Cooney
The Center for International Policy launched the Security Monitor Assistance Program, providing transparency on U.S. foreign and security aid.
August 12, 2015
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued guidance to clarify that employees in the corporate world are entitled to protections against retaliation even if they only blow the whistle internally to their employers.
August 10, 2015
A new comparative analysis found that DoD IG oversight of Afghanistan is a woefully inadequate substitute for the work the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) performs exposing waste, fraud, and abuse in Afghanistan.
Topics: Government Accountability
July 23, 2015
The Dodd-Frank Act turns five this week. POGO's review of the law's implementation at one agency shows that the anniversary is full of both promise and disappointment.
Topics: Financial Sector
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.