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Afghanistan Security: Long-standing Challenges May Affect Progress and Sustainment of Afghan National Security Forces
GAO-12-951T: Published: Jul 24, 2012. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 2012.
The Department of Defense (DOD) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) report progress developing capable Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), but tools used to assess the performance of ANSF units have changed several times. In April 2012, DOD reported progress increasing the number and capability of ANSF, with 7 percent of army units and 9 percent of police units rated at the highe...
Afghanistan Security: Department of Defense Effort to Train Afghan Police Relies on Contractor Personnel to Fill Skill and Resource Gaps
GAO-12-293R: Published: Feb 23, 2012. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 2012.
U.S. government (USG), non-USG coalition, and DOD contractor personnel perform various roles in the ANP training program. These roles include: (1) serving as advisors and mentors to build ministerial capacity in areas such as financial and human resource management at the Afghan Ministry of Interior; (2) serving as mentors and trainers to develop Afghan commanders abilities to operate traini...
Afghanistan Security: Afghan Army Growing, but Additional Trainers Needed; Long-term Costs Not Determined
GAO-11-66: Published: Jan 27, 2011. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 2011.
Developing capable Afghan National Army (ANA) forces is a key element of the U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-led coalition effort to counter the insurgency and create sustainable security in Afghanistan. Since 2002, the United States, with assistance from NATO and other coalition nations, has worked to develop the ANA. The Department of Defense (DOD) leads U.S. efforts to train...
Kosovo Air Operations: Need to Maintain Alliance Cohesion Resulted in Doctrinal Departures
GAO-01-784: Published: Jul 27, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 9, 2001.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) alliance achieved the goals of Operation Allied Force--Yugoslavian forces were removed from Kosovo; refugees returned; and a peacekeeping force was put in place, with no allied combat fatalities. Through it all, the NATO allies stayed united and learned much about working together as a combat force. These achievements did not come easily, however, and...
NATO: U.S. Assistance to the Partnership for Peace
GAO-01-734: Published: Jul 20, 2001. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 2001.
After the collapse of the former Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact in 1991, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies and the United States sought new ways to cooperate with the political and military leadership of their former adversaries. In January 1994, NATO established the Partnership for Peace to increase defense cooperation with former Warsaw Pact members and other former communist st...
Bosnia Peace Operation: Mission, Structure, and Transition Strategy of NATO's Stabilization Force
NSIAD-99-19: Published: Oct 8, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 8, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-led military force in Bosnia, known as the Stabilization Force (SFOR), focusing on: (1) how SFOR's operations in Bosnia have changed since mid-1997, particularly its support for the operation's civil aspects, and whether any such changes have exceeded SFOR's defined mission; (2) the missi...
Bosnia: Operational Decisions Needed Before Estimating DOD's Costs
NSIAD-98-77BR: Published: Feb 11, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Department of Defense's (DOD) incremental costs for its Bosnia operations; (2) whether DOD's fiscal year (FY) 1998 appropriations for Bosnia are adequate to cover the costs of planned operations; and (3) the nature and timing of key decisions that could significantly affect the costs.GAO noted that: (1) DOD's incremental costs for its oper...
C-17 Globemaster: Support of Operation Joint Endeavor
NSIAD-97-50: Published: Feb 14, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1997.
GAO reviewed how the C-17 aircraft was used during the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) peacekeeping force deployment to Bosnia, focusing on: (1) how well it performed during the deployment; and (2) whether deployment transportation requirements included the need for airlift aircraft to perform any of the C-17's expected operational capabilities.GAO found that: (1) during Operation Joint...
Force Structure: Basis for Future Army Forces in Europe
NSIAD-94-43: Published: Jan 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) force reduction plans for U.S. military forces in Europe, focusing on the: (1) planned size and composition of the forces at the end of fiscal year 1996; and (2) force reductions' effect on major military capabilities.GAO found that: (1) DOD plans to retain 100,000 troops in Europe to respond to its full range of a...
Military Presence: U.S. Personnel in NATO Europe
NSIAD-90-4: Published: Oct 6, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1989.
GAO provided information on the U.S. military presence in North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Europe, as of September 30, 1987, focusing on the: (1) locations and missions of military and civilian personnel; and (2) annual budget authority provided and funds obligated.GAO found that: (1) the U.S. military presence, assigned to 14 NATO countries, Greenland, and West Berlin, totalled about 723...