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Bryan Bender – ‘How Do You Buy $7 Billion of Stuff You Don’t Need?’

Bad things happen when the Pentagon tries to run itself like a business.   ifty-four years ago, the brand-new Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara thought he could bring Pentagon spending on everyday items under control by applying efficiencies he had used to help turn around Ford Motor Co. Instead, he created a monster. McNamara’s creation, known as the Defense Logistics …