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Weapons of Mass Destruction: Some U.S. Assistance to Redirect Russian Scientists Taxed by Russia
NSIAD-00-154R: Published: Apr 28, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the Russian government has taxed assistance provided by programs that were designed to fund former Soviet weapons scientists, focusing on two programs: (1) the Department of Energy's (DOE) Initiatives for Proliferation Prevention; and (2) International Science and Technology Center in Moscow.GAO noted that: (1) some of the assistance provid...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Status of Transparency Measures for U.S. Purchase of Russian Highly Enriched Uranium
RCED-99-194: Published: Sep 22, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the nuclear nonproliferation status of transparency measures for U.S. purchase of Russian highly enriched uranium (HEU), focusing on: (1) the transparency measures that are in place; (2) whether these measures ensure that the nonproliferation objectives of the agreement are met; and (3) the proposals for additional transparency measures.GAO noted t...
Export Controls: National Security Issues and Foreign Availability for High Performance Computer Exports
NSIAD-98-200: Published: Sep 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the efforts by the executive branch to determine national security risks associated with exports of high performance computers (HPC).GAO noted that: (1) the executive branch has identified high performance computing as having applications in such national defense areas as nuclear weapons programs, cryptology, conventional weapons, and military op...
Nuclear Nonproliferation: Implementation of the U.S./North Korean Agreed Framework on Nuclear Issues
RCED/NSIAD-97-165: Published: Jun 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed issues related to the implementation of the Agreed Framework between the United States and North Korea, focusing on: (1) U.S. costs to implement the Agreed Framework; (2) options for disposing of North Korea's existing spent (used) fuel; (3) the contracting for light-water reactors and other goods and services being provided to North Korea under th...