The (POGO) Blog
October 31, 2016
Instead of halting new contracts while it reviews whether or not to continue using private detention centers, ICE moves in on one of Bureau of Prisons’ newly vacant private prisons.
October 14, 2016
By Neil Gordon
Newly released investigative files of the Intelligence Community Inspector General detail egregious behavior—including millions of dollars in fraudulent labor charges—by contractor employees working on highly classified programs and operations.
May 11, 2016
Long-standing issues at Customs and Border Protection have resulted in failures to collect appropriate duties, penalties, and interest from importers, potentially costing taxpayers billions of dollars.
Topics: Government Accountability
September 9, 2015
By Jacob Marx
Despite a high-profile break-in and $50 million in new equipment, security systems at Y-12 are still "'so poor that both current project management and a consulting team of subject matter experts determined the need for extensive reengineering.'"
Topics: National Security
July 15, 2015
Andrew Cockburn’s latest book, Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins, is a well-researched takedown of the U.S. drone program, which includes a look at the civilian deaths caused by drones.