Pentagon audits expose lost tanks, hundreds of millions of dollars

Late last year, the Defense Department announced it would begin its first ever audit in an attempt to bring itself into compliance with federal requirements it has brazenly bucked for decades, despite receiving hundreds of billions of dollars annually. "It is important that the Congress and the American people have confidence in DOD's management of … Continue reading Pentagon audits expose lost tanks, hundreds of millions of dollars

Libya campaign underscores lack of US military oversight, accountability

Following this week's announcement of a new U.S. bombing campaign in Libya, several opinion pieces have been written denouncing President Obama's decision to allow the airstrikes without further authorization from Congress, as well as Congress' inaction on explicitly authorizing force against Islamic State extremists. "Just five years after bombing Libya to dispose of Muammar Gaddafi, … Continue reading Libya campaign underscores lack of US military oversight, accountability