defense department

What happens to DoD money?

April 28, 2006 - Over at TAPPED, Matthew Yglesias notes a recent report by the Congressional Research Service (covered in the Washington Post) analyzing spending for the Iraq war. Apparently it's a slow read until the end:

Rummy's snooping operation

January 23, 2006 - Fresh off the NSA eavesdropping scandal, Newsweek reveals that the Pentagon has its own domestic snooping operation. It's called Counterintelligence Field Activity (CIFA), and writer Michael Isikoff offers a glimpse of who they're keeping tabs on:

Base Closings and the South

May 13, 2005 - A Special Report from Facing South and the Institute for Southern Studies The Pentagon announced today its much-anticipated list of recommended base closures -- 180 military installations in all, a move the Department of Defense says will save almost $50 billion over 20 years.