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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 10, 2013

By Andre Francisco

NSA Leaker Came From Massive Intelligence Contractor



NSA The latest national security leak comes not from a government employee, but from one of the many contractors now hired to run parts of our national security state, according to an article in The New York Times.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

February 26, 2013

By Neil Gordon

Did Blackwater Graymail Lead to a Whitewash?



Whitewashed Fence Last week's surprising conclusion of the firearms prosecution of the company formerly known as Blackwater has many wondering if federal contractors have become too powerful.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

January 23, 2013

By Joe Newman

McCaskill: Make Sure We Don't Have Another Benghazi



Sen. McCaskill Sen. Claire McCaskill told reporters she plans to talk to Kerry about embassy security.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

January 17, 2013

By Andre Francisco

POGO Releases Report on Kabul Embassy Security



Thumbnail of Gun at Kabul Embassy Private guards responsible for protecting what may be the most at-risk U.S. diplomatic mission in the world -- the embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan -- say security weaknesses have left it dangerously vulnerable to attack.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

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