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Brian Blankenship

Assistant Professor, University of Miami

Brian Blankenship is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami and a co-author of the Cato Policy Analysis report “‘Money as a Weapons System’: The Promises and Pitfalls of Foreign Defense Contracting.”

Does the Pentagon’s Checkbook Diplomacy Actually Work?

We know more about waste and corruption than about whether DoD's preferential procurement produces the desired results.