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Cover of the 2013 November thru December edition of the Defense Monitor

Budget Deal Blows the Pentagon's Diet
November - December 2013

+Straus Project and POGO Sponsor Briefings on the A-10 "Warthog"
+Take Her Deep: Reforming the U.S. Silent Service

 
Cover of the 2013 July thru October edition of the Defense Monitor

Purge the Generals; What it will take to fix the Army
July - October 2013

+Air Force Tries to Kill the A-10, Again
+The Littoral Combat Ship; Is the Pentagon Finally Changing Course?
+The Uranium Processing Facility; Just Stop Digging

 
Cover of the Defense Monitor: The New Era of Good F-35 Feelings

The New Era of Good F-35 Feelings
April - June 2013

+The Pentagon's F-35 Pricing Dodges
+The Deadly Empirical Data
+Where Do We Go From Here?
+On Final Approach; A Summary and Recommendations
+The Pentagon's Newfound Interest in Slimming Down
+Update: Mismanagement of New Nuclear Facility Will Cost Hundreds of Millions More

 
This is the cover of the Defense Monitor from January - March 2013

If More Money Buys a Smaller Fleet; What Will Less Money Buy?
January - March 2013

+More than the Navy's Numbers Could be Sinking
+Is the Fleet Steaming Forward... or Backward?
+Pentagon Pork; Too Easy to Push Through Congress
+Penny Wise, Pound Foolish; The Pentagon's Response to Sequestration
+Mox on the Chopping Block

This image is of the cover of the Defense Monitor from November - December 2012.

Fundamentals for an Austere Pentagon Are Escaping Washington's Gaze
November - December, 2012

+The Fight over the Peace Dividend
+The Myth of American Superiority
+Reeling in Excessive Contractor Compensation
+Inspector General Report Warning: Budget Overruns in Nuke Refurbishment
+Star Creeps; Petraeus and the Price of the Top-Heavy Pentagon

 
Cover image of the August - October 2012 Defense Monitor

Defense Budget Sequester
August - October 2012

+CDI Joins POGO
+Less Spending, More Jobs
+How the F-35 Nearly Doubled In Price (And Why You Didn't Know)
+What Congress Isn't; A Revealing, If Painful, F-35 Experience in Canada
+F-22 Safety Problems; Air Force Still Not Opening Up
+Off Course; Did Navy Underplay Steering Problem Before Awarding Ship Contract?
+Eight Reasons to Scrap the Nuclear Weapons Complex $6-Billion Boondoggle