State Department Has Spent Zero of $120 Million Allocated to Fight Russian Meddling

The Department of State has spent virtually none of almost a $120 million budget to combat Russian propaganda efforts over the last two fiscal years, it’s been found.  Sixty million dollars were allocated by the Obama administration at the end of its term to help the State Department’s Global Engagement Center counter anti-democratic propaganda by […]

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State Department Announces $40 Million Initiative Aimed at Combating Foreign Propaganda and Misinformation

The U.S. State Department has formed a new partnership with the Defense Department to counter propaganda and disinformation from foreign nations, it was announced today.  The partnership will initially be funded with $40 million, transferred from the Pentagon to the State Department’s Global Engagement Center. The partnership creates an Information Access Fund that will support […]

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Internal Audit Finds Pentagon Can’t Account for Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Its Budget

Ernst & Young, in an audit, found that the Defense Logistics Agency, one of the Pentagon’s largest agencies, has failed to properly account for hundreds of millions of dollars in spending in its annual budget.  The accounting firm, conducting an internal audit, has found that the agency’s financial management team has no reliable way to […]

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