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April 30, 2015
The U.S. has appropriated about $110 billion over 14 years attempting to rebuild Afghanistan, and $15 billion remains unspent as of March 2015. But there may not be enough watchdogs left to adequately oversee how the remaining money is spent, according to testimony prepared by John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
April 27, 2015
Weapon acquisition reform legislation under consideration in the House Armed Services committee will only increase risks and costs and hurt our future modernization efforts.
April 24, 2015
The final turn in Petraeus’s case—his sentence—would be laughable if it wasn’t so insulting to the national security whistleblowers who face decades in prison for leaking classified information in order to stop our government from acting illegally or uncon
April 17, 2015
Freshman Representative introduces toughest anti-revolving door legislation yet, targeting his colleagues that go from elected office to lobbying.
Topics: Government Accountability
April 16, 2015
By Adam Zagorin
Exclusive: New Documents in Zero Dark Thirty Affair Raise Questions of White House Sanctioned Intelligence Leak and Inspector General Coverup
CIA staff worked closely with Zero Dark Thirty filmmakers and used White House-approved talking points about the intelligence used to locate Osama bin Laden, according to an article published today by the Project On Government Oversight.
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Podcast; Social Media, Internet Provides Opportunities, Challenges for Lawmakers
The Congressional Management Foundation offers the Gold Mouse Awards annually to members of Congress who make the most of the opportunity the digital world offers them. POGO spoke with members of Rep. Mike Honda's communications team about their award.