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Mandy Smithberger, CDI Straus Military Reform Project, POGO

The Air Force is campaigning to get rid of the A-10 aircraft program. But the numbers it's using to justify killing the A-10 aren't the real numbers, according to Mandy Smithberger. She's director of the CDI Straus Military Reform Project for the Project on Government Oversight. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she expained why that is.

Tags: Project for Government Oversight , A-10 , Air Force , DoD , In Depth

Thursday - 02/12/2015, 04:36pm EST

Reverse FOIA with a twist explained

The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has defined a "reverse" FOIA action as one in which the "submitter of information -- usually a corporation or other business entity" that has supplied an agency with "data on its policies, operations or products -- seeks to prevent the agency that collected the information from revealing it to a third party in response to the latter's FOIA request." POGO's National Security Investigator, Mandy Smithberger, explains it for us.

Tags: mngt , FOIA , reverse FOIA , POGO , Sikorsky , contracting , defense , DoD , Black Hawk

Monday - 03/29/2010, 10:30am EDT