“Sometimes, inspector general reports are the best way to find [toxic leaders] because a subordinate can anonymously say, “You need to look at this commander.””
See the rest of the article about how POGO’s Danielle Brian and others are fighting to save the A-10 until there is a viable alternative. (behind a paywall)
It’s a rare occasion when analysts from across the political spectrum come together on an issue, but the Pentagon’s budget is so full of waste and excessive spending that groups from the left, right and center, can’t help but agree—something has to be done.
That’s why POGO joined with 27 organizations to urge Congress to eliminate wasteful and ineffective spending in the bloated Pentagon budget.
Here’s a fun new computer game: It’s called “Can you spot the predator drone?” Anyone with an Internet connection can play.
That wasn’t necessarily Josh Begley’s intention when he began mapping all of the United States’ military bases for his latest data visualization project, Empire.is. But as he gathered data from the Department of Defense’s 2013 Base Structure report and started plugging in the locations to Google Maps and Bing, he began to appreciate different angles of satellite imagery—especially where covert and overt warfare intersect.