The special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction has labeled yet another project in danger of failing. This time its U.S. plans to develop the country’s oil, gas, and minerals industries.
Despite lacking access to key documents and personnel, the inspector general determined that nearly $43 million had been spent on a natural gas station that should have cost closer to $300,000.
Long buried alongside hundreds of unknown U.S. soldiers in the Philippines, Private Arthur “Bud” Kelder is on his way home after a lawsuit by his family.
A draft inspector general report found that the mission lacks basic metrics for how to do the job—and when to end it.
The military will exhume a grave in the Philippines that may hold the remains of Bud Kelder, an American POW whose family has long been fighting the Pentagon to get him home.
Without change of leadership throughout, meaningful improvement could be elusive.
Changes must go beyond bureaucracy to update the scientific approach and embrace outside help.
Last year a bipartisan effort to force more transparency about military aid failed after objections from the Pentagon. Will the same thing happen this year?
We requested information on how the U.S. handles condolence payments for civilian drone strike deaths in Yemen. But the military won’t reveal a thing.
President Obama has repeatedly said the U.S. is targeting Al Qaeda and “associated forces.” But the government won’t say who those forces are.
A Pentagon report says 26,000 service members were sexually assaulted in 2012. For context, we’ve rounded up some of the best journalism on sexual assault in the U.S. armed forces.
It was a dark time in a long, drawn-out war. Afghanistan was festering with resentment. The Pentagon brass were desperate. It was the kind of last-ditch moment when authorities start throwing an era's weirdest ideas at its most hopeless bureaucratic mistakes.
The head coaches at Army, Navy, and Air Force make the most money in the Pentagon—and it's not all that surprising.