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Mark Thompson

Washington, D.C.
Reporter, Project on Government Oversight

Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Thompson, a national-security analyst at the Project on Government Oversight, has spent 40 years writing about the U.S. military.

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Nov 22, 2017

This Week’s Column. Whose finger do you want on the nuclear-launch button? Sure, it’s a strange question. But, then again, these are strange(lovian) times.

Nov 22, 2017

Just because our wars are out of sight, doesn’t mean they should be out of mind. But they are. And, unfortunately, the U.S. government is minimizing what’s happening there, says Mandy Smithberger @StrausReform.

Nov 22, 2017

The Pentagon has long justified the c. $70 million annual cost of the Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thunderbirds as a valuable recruiting tool. That rationale flies out the window with a civilian air-show team.

Nov 22, 2017

"Ummm...ahem...(cough, cough)...we don't want to put too fine an edge on this...but, basically, National Academy of Sciences, we want to do we win?"

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