Author Archives: Michael D. Ostrolenk

The Pentagon Has Avoided Audit For 27 Years

Not sure where your tax dollars are going? Nobody really is.

How to Reform Drones

Congressman Ted Yoho discusses his new bill to bring armed unmanned vehicles under consistent constitutional oversight.

A Military for the 21st Century: Col. Douglas Macgregor on Threats That Define It

Col. Douglas Macgregor (retired) is a decorated combat veteran, the author of …

Brother McKeon, Can You Spare a Dime?

Obviously Congressman Buck McKeon (chairman, House Armed Services Committee) did not follow …

Rep. McKeon Is Right (Kind of) on the Sequester

Rep. Buck McKeon (R-CA), who is Chairman of the House Armed Services …

A Veteran in Congress Takes Aim at Pentagon Waste

Rep. Mike Coffman went to Iraq. Now he’s in Washington fighting for Defense Department accountability.

Tony Shaffer Talks Leaks, COIN, and Modern War

The DIA operative the Pentagon tried to silence speaks out on cyberwar, counterinsurgency, and a defense audit

Grover Norquist vs. the Pentagon

A budget hawk targets defense spending

How to Freeze the Pentagon

Freshman congressman Mick Mulvaney puts military pork on the chopping block