Pentagon Still Hiding Iraq Attack Data | Talking Points Memo

They’re still at it.

Nearly a month ago, we reported that the Defense Department was refusing a routine request from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to declassify statistics on enemy attacks in Iraq. As long as GAO has produced periodic reports on the war for members of Congress — GAO’s boss — the Pentagon had provided those numbers. But despite repeated requests, DoD wouldn’t budge on making public the figures for September, October and November 2006.

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