The Guardian: Afghanistan collapsed because corruption had hollowed out the state

Afghanistan collapsed because corruption had hollowed out the state This op-ed was written by our Investigator Zach Kopplin and was originally published here. When the Taliban swept into Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, the militant group faced almost no resistance. The country’s now former president, Ashraf Ghani, fled to the United Arab Emirates, accused by one [...]

2021-08-30T12:53:14-04:00August 30th, 2021|In The News, US Army, US Government|

Defense One: Today’s D Brief: Biden on US leadership; China’s space station; Air Force One, delayed; Cost estimate jumps on interceptor; And a bit more.

Today's D Brief: Biden on US leadership; China’s space station; Air Force One, delayed; Cost estimate jumps on interceptor; And a bit more. This article features our Investigator Zack Kopplin and was originally published here. “American leadership means ending the forever war in Afghanistan,” President Joe Biden said in his first State of the Union address Wednesday evening, [...]

The American Prospect: How the Pentagon Accidentally Funnels Millions to Iraqi Militia Groups It’s Also Fighting

How the Pentagon Accidentally Funnels Millions to Iraqi Militia Groups It’s Also Fighting This article was written by our Investigator Zack Kopplin and was originally published here. Iraq’s Balad Air Base, home of the country’s F-16 program, was running out of fuel at the worst possible time. It was the spring of 2017 and the [...]

The New Republic: Why Is the Pentagon Still Paying $10 a Gallon for Gas?

Note: this article, written by our Investigator Zack Kopplin, was originally published here. Why Is the Pentagon Still Paying $10 a Gallon for Gas? Amid a global oil collapse, the military is overpaying politically connected contractors to keep its jets fueled in Iraq. As any American who’s passed a gas station in the past two [...]

What We Still Haven’t Learned Since the 1918 Pandemic

What We Still Haven’t Learned Since the 1918 Pandemic By Katrina Meyer In recent weeks, a number of people have made comparisons between the current COVID-19 pandemic and the Spanish flu outbreak of 1918. While the degree to which these deadly disease outbreaks mirror each other is difficult to determine so early into the [...]

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. ARMY WHISTLEBLOWER PUBLISHES BOOK DETAILING YEARS OF ANTI-SEMITIC RETALIATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/10/2020 U.S. Army Whistleblower Publishes Book Detailing Years of Anti-Semitic Retaliation Government Accountability Project Client Releases First Book WASHINGTON – Government Accountability Project client Dr. David A. Tenenbaum detailed his experience as a whistleblower persecuted for years by anti-Semitic threats in his new memoir “Accused of Treason: The US Army’s Witch Hunt [...]

2020-03-10T09:45:08-04:00March 10th, 2020|Press release, US Army, Whistleblowers|