With the Afghanistan war winding down, fiscal hawks in Congress are holding the Pentagon accountable for its spending. Despite the fact that the national security now takes up one-fifth of the federal budget, the Department of Defense has never submitted to an official audit. Military officials are planning for the entire agency to be audit ready by 2017, however, critics say the deadline will likely be missed. In part five of her series on the military drawdown from Afghanistan, RT Correspondent Meghan Lopez takes a closer look at the idea of auditing the Pentagon and the problems that plague record-keeping efforts.

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