Pentagon unable to account for nearly $1 billion spent

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The Marine Corps did not properly account for nearly $1 billion in transactions, even though the secretary of Defense and his aides gave speeches and awards celebrating the Marine Corps for successfully accounting for all the money it received and spent in 2012, according to a report made public by the Government Accountability Office on Monday.

Pentagon Taking Steps to Prepare for Mass Civil Breakdown

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A US Department of Defense (DoD) research program is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the world, under the supervision of various US military agencies. The multi-million dollar program is designed to develop immediate and long-term "war fighter-relevant insights" for senior officials and decision makers in "the defense policy community," and to inform policy implemented by "combatant commands."

Pentagon knew Bergdahl's whereabouts but didn't risk rescue for 'deserter' (Video)

The Pentagon on several occasions had ground-level intelligence on where Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was being held captive at various times -- down to how many gunmen were guarding him -- but special operations commanders repeatedly shelved rescue missions because they didn't want to risk casualties for a man they believed to be a "deserter," sources familiar with the mission plans said.