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Former DOD comptroller: Be skeptical of military claims of readiness crisis – Stripes

A former Defense Department comptroller said Tuesday the public should be skeptical of the dire warnings of a readiness crisis coming from the military this year. WASHINGTON – A former…

As Defense Bill Heads to President’s Desk, Small Victories Among Missed Opportunities

Today, the Senate passed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 92-7, following the House’s approval last week, clearing the final hurdle before the bill goes to the president’s desk….

Press Release: Congress uses trickery to exceed budget caps in Defense Authorization Act.

Subject: Congress uses trickery to exceed budget caps in Defense Authorization Act. For Immediate Release Date: December 1, 2016 Today, a coalition of twenty left-right groups sent a letter to every Member…

Why the U.S. Spends More on War Than It Does on Diplomacy | Newsweek

Jonathan Broder President Barack Obama has long insisted that force alone can’t resolve America’s toughest challenges abroad. But if budgets are a window into a nation’s priorities, the U.S. values…

Defense Department likely to miss audit deadline | AMI Newswire

Norman Leahy The Department of Defense is unlikely to meet a September 2017 deadline to present audited financial statements because of its inability to account for how much land, equipment,…