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Missing billions in U.S. aid
Military officials did not hold Afghanistan accountable for mismanaging the disbursement of funds to the army and police.
Nuclear priorities divide Dems
Members of the Senate are asking Obama to increase spending to secure global nuclear weapons stocks
Disease labs may pose risk
Construction of new biosafety labs a waste of money, possible threat to public health, say reports and experts.
Hiding forecasts of mass death
Washington kept grim early estimates of the death and destruction from a nuclear war with Russia secret for more than half a century.
Afghan arms are poorly tracked
Three separate systems are used to track the arms sent to Afghanistan, but they are riddled with errors and not linked up.
USDA program leaves bad taste
Washington ignored warnings that Afghans were unlikely to embrace protein-rich soy products.
Intel agencies data faulted
Frustrations are rising on Capitol Hill about the intelligence community’s failure to justify its widespread use of contractors.