Aaron Mehta

The Center for Public Integrity

Aaron Mehta joined the Center in the summer of 2008. He primarily covers Money and Politics and National Security, but has also done stories touching on finance and the environment. A Boston area native, Mehta graduated from Tufts University in 2007. His stories have been published in The New York Times, Washington Post, POLITICO, ABC News and other publications. He was a Paul Miller Reporting Fellow. Mehta left the Center in 2012.

F-35 deputy sees challenges ahead

By R. Jeffrey Smith and Aaron Mehta

Hospitals failing to secure dirty bomb materials

By Aaron Mehta

IG: Afghan fuel records go missing

By Aaron Mehta

Amidst cuts, Army outfits chauffeurs

By Aaron Mehta

Is the Democratic platform in synch with the public on national defense?

By Aaron Mehta and R. Jeffrey Smith

GOP platform at odds with public on defense spending

By Aaron Mehta

U.S. sets record arms sales in 2011

By Aaron Mehta

Drugs, guns and child porn at Homeland Security

By Aaron Mehta

Dissent among Republicans over defense spending

By Aaron Mehta

Counter-IED efforts still beset by poor oversight and duplication

By Zach Toombs and Aaron Mehta

The Army tank that could not be stopped

By Aaron Mehta and Lydia Mulvany

GAO: Missile defense initiative faces continuing challenges

By Aaron Mehta and Zach Toombs

U.S. official says government wasted $6-8 billion in Iraq reconstruction

By Zach Toombs and Aaron Mehta

Drones not used effectively on U.S. borders

By Aaron Mehta

Vacuum cleaner sucks $440 million from Navy

By Aaron Mehta and Zach Toombs

Experienced watchdog appointed for U.S. spending in Afghanistan

By Aaron Mehta

U.S. arms Bahrain, despite human rights concerns

By Aaron Mehta

Another $250 million drink for missile defenses

By Aaron Mehta

Public offers mixed support for military healthcare changes

By Aaron Mehta

ACCOUNTABILITY: Senators demand answers on behalf of military whistleblowers

By Aaron Mehta

Pentagon failed to protect whistleblowers

By R. Jeffrey Smith and Aaron Mehta

Boxes of top secret documents go missing

By Aaron Mehta and R. Jeffrey Smith

Corruption still threatens U.S. efforts in Afghanistan

By Aaron Mehta

Costly work ahead for F-22

By Aaron Mehta

New study affirms the grim role played by US guns in Mexican violence

By Aaron Mehta and R. Jeffrey Smith

New report darkens reputation of Navy ship

By Aaron Mehta

Obama 'bundlers' hauled in more than $33 million last quarter

By Aaron Mehta

Navy failing to preserve historical culture, IG report says

By Aaron Mehta

Fooled again by Carlos and Ricardo

By Aaron Mehta

Russian arms dealer gets 25-year prison sentence

By Aaron Mehta

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