Department Of Defense Audit Reveals US Lost Track Of $1 Billion Worth Of Weapons

Amnesty believes that the DoD’s lax controls and record-keeping have resulted in US arms winding up in the hands of groups like ISIS.

Islamic State group militants hold up their flag as they patrol in a commandeered American in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo)

The US military lost track of $1 billion worth of arms bound for Iraq and Kuwait, according to a US Department of Defense audit obtained by Amnesty International. The government audit, from September 2016, reveals that the DoD “did not have accurate, up-to-date records on the quantity and location” of a vast amount of equipment pouring into Kuwait

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Over Two Decades, The Pentagon Has Lost $10 Trillion

Over two decades, the Pentagon has lost an astonishing $10 trillion — and the Defense Department has no idea where it went.


Over a mere two decades, the Pentagon lost track of a mind-numbing $10-trillion — that’s trillion, with a fat, taxpayer-funded “T” — and no one, not even the Department of Defense, really knows where it went or on what it was spent. Even though audits of all federal agencies became mandatory in 1996, the Pentagon has apparently made itself an

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Trump Jr. Says Dad Can’t Release Tax Returns Because Media Is Biased

‘I mean, look at what happened to Matt Lauer.’

Donald Trump, Jr. at day 2 of The 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.

Donald Trump Jr. has offered a new reason for why his father is refusing to release his tax returns saying that allowing the American people to see the details of his financial dealings would lead to a wave of media interest and "detract" from his core messaging. Though Trump has consistently said that an ongoing federal audit is the reason he

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The Catch-22 Of Third-Party Politics: Jill Stein’s Campaign Faces Weeks Of Audits

The Green Party campaign staff of 17 faces an audit process designed for — but routinely dodged by — campaigns hundreds of times that.

While the presidential campaign teams for Mitt Romney and Barack Obama can move on to their next projects, staffers and volunteers with third-party candidates are preparing for a lengthy audit by the Federal Elections Commission (FEC). The Green Party’s 2012 presidential ticket of Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala is the most recent target of an FEC

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UPDATE: IRS Office Allegedly Targeting Tea Party Released Unapproved Docs To Journalists

It’s unclear whether the release, which consisted of confidential applications of conservative groups, was accidental.

Tuesday, May 14 update from ProPublica: The same IRS office that deliberately targeted conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status in the run-up to the 2012 election released nine pending confidential applications of conservative groups to ProPublica late last year. The IRS did not respond to requests Monday following up about that

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