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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...
Federal Grants: Design Improvements Could Help Federal Resources Go Further
AIMD-97-7: Published: Dec 18, 1996. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the federal grant-in-aid system from the perspective of fiscal impact, focusing on the extent to which the federal grant system succeeds in: (1) encouraging states to use federal dollars to supplement rather than replace their own spending on nationally important activities; and (2) targeting grant funding to states with relatively greater programm...
Improving Financial Management and Accountability in the Federal Government Issue Area Plan: Fiscal Years 1996-98
IAP-96-2: Published: Jun 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1996.
GAO provided information on its Financial Audits and Management issue area plan for fiscal years 1996 through 1998.GAO plans to: (1) assess the financial condition and performance of federal operations to assist Congress in making budgetary decisions, reviewing the results and costs of government activities, and providing oversight of the executive branch's efforts to ensure adequate accountabilit...
Money Laundering: A Framework for Understanding U.S. Efforts Overseas
GGD-96-105: Published: May 24, 1996. Publicly Released: May 24, 1996.
GAO provided information on U.S. efforts to combat international money laundering, focusing on: (1) U.S. money-laundering controls; (2) how U.S. law enforcement agencies coordinate their anti-money-laundering activities with European officials; and (3) U.S. participation in international money-laundering agreements.GAO noted that: (1) the United States relies on financial institutions to report su...
Counterfeit U.S. Currency Abroad: Issues and U.S. Deterrence Efforts
GGD-96-11: Published: Feb 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on counterfeiting of U.S. currency abroad and U.S. efforts to deter these activities.GAO found that: (1) counterfeit U.S. currency is used for economic gain and illegal activities, such as drug trafficking, arms sales, and terrorist activity; (2) there are several techniques used to counterfeit U.S currency, including photocopying, the...
[Comments on Claim for Substitute Treasury Check]
B-258275: Published: Dec 1, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1994.
No summary is currently available...
Agriculture's Export Credit Programs: Delays in Accessing Records Relating to Iraq
T-GGD-92-47: Published: May 29, 1992. Publicly Released: May 29, 1992.
GAO discussed its efforts to obtain information and documents concerning reviews of a bank's and Iraq's participation in the Commodity Credit Corporation's General Sales Manager (GSM) 102 and 103 export credit guarantee programs. GAO noted that: (1) its review has been delayed significantly because of some government agencies' reluctance to provide access to required information; (2) the Departmen...
Computer Systems: Actions on OMB Recommendations for a Joint Lookout System
IMTEC-90-10: Published: Dec 26, 1989. Publicly Released: Dec 26, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Justice's (DOJ), Department of the Treasury's, and the Department of State's implementation of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) recommendations concerning the joint development and operation of a single interagency automated system for law enforcement and case management activities at the U.S. border.GAO...
Foreign Currency Purchases Can Be Reduced Through Greater Use of Currency Use Payments Under Public Law 480 Commodity Sales Agreements
NSIAD-84-76: Published: Apr 10, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1984.
GAO examined the U.S. collections of local currencies payable under provisions in certain commodity sales agreements to see whether they are being collected in a timely manner.GAO found that amounts owed remained uncollected while needed local currencies were purchased with dollars from commercial sources. Purchases of local currencies could have been reduced by $29 million between October 1981 an...