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The DoD’s 1033 program | Capital Insider | WJLA.com

Ellis interview August 19, 2014 The situation in Ferguson, Mo., has gained national attention, but it’s also shed light on the militarization of the police. In 1996, the NDAA included…

Sequestration Could Hinder Acquisition Reforms, Pentagon Official Says | National Defense Blog

By Valerie Insinna Defense Department leadership has emphasized the importance of defining requirements and starting testing as early as possible, but putting that into practice will be difficult if sequestration…

Ottawa to put fighter jet purchase on hold | The Globe and Mail

By STEVEN CHASE The Harper government is pressing pause on a decision to buy new jet fighters, including whether to purchase Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II without holding a competition,…

The Pentagon’s budget | Capital Insider | WJLA.com

The agency is trying to cut costs and save money. Now, the House Armed Services Committee may be standing in the way. Ryan Alexander, president of Taxpayers for Common Sense,…

Joint Strike Fighter: The Platinum Plated Spork | Taxpayers for Common Sense

Weekly Wastebasket There is a reason your flatware drawer has forks, knives, and spoons instead of dozens of sporks. Each utensil is good at something; sporks may claim to be…