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Mandy Smithberger

Mandy Smithberger

Mandy Smithberger is the director of the Straus Military Reform Project at the Project On Government Oversight (POGO).

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The Pentagon Budget Should Be Cut by At Least $1 Trillion—But War Profiteers Won't Go Quietly

In any reasonable world, such a military budget should be considered both unaffordable and deeply unsuitable when it comes to addressing the true threats to this country.

Mandy Smithberger ·



Why the Pentagon Budget Keeps Rising

Joe Biden's first 100 days were a Pentagon prize.

Mandy Smithberger ·


The Pentagon, First, Last, and Always

Focusing on the wrong threats, including a new cold war with China, is the last thing we can afford now.

Mandy Smithberger ·



The Pandemic of Pentagon Spending

Will the Biden administration dare cut military spending?

William Hartung ·


National (In)Security and the Pentagon Budget

A post-coronavirus economy can no longer afford to put the pentagon first.

Mandy Smithberger ·


Covid-19 Means Good Times for the Pentagon

Or how to vaccinate the military-industrial complex.

Mandy Smithberger ·

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