Mandy Smithberger

Project on Government Oversight

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Mandy Smithberger is Director of the Strauss Military Reform Project for the Project on Government Oversight, a nonpartisan, nonprofit watchdog group that advocates for more cost-effective military spending.

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The Washington Post reports that the  Pentagon buried an internal study  documenting no less than $12 billion in wasteful spending.

Wasteful spending at the Pentagon (again)

The Washington Post reports that the Pentagon buried an internal study documenting no less than $12 billion in wasteful spending.

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