Mark Thompson

Opinion: U.S. making wrong chopper choice for Afghanistan

"When it comes to winning America’s longest war, prevailing isn’t the top priority," Mark Thompson, POGO columnist claims....


Opinion: Will new drone export policy hurt purchaser countries?

One almost wonders if the push to export unmanned aerial vehicles could be a secret plot to preserve the Pentagon’s combat edge....


Opinion: space race the Pentagon doesn’t want

Well, actually it wants it. Just not a new bureaucracy to run it....


Opinion: Pentagon’s 21st century Icarus

Military pilots do breathtaking things, but suffocating shouldn’t be one of them, says Mark Thompson....