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NATO: Progress Toward More Mobile and Deployable Forces
NSIAD-99-229: Published: Sep 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) efforts to develop more mobile and deployable forces, focusing on: (1) how NATO determines its force requirements and each member's contribution to meeting those requirements; and (2) how NATO allies have responded to the need for increased mobility and deployability in their military f...
NATO: Implications of European Integration for Allies' Defense Spending
NSIAD-99-185: Published: Jun 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on how the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and the enlargement of the European Union (EU) may affect U.S. allies' ability to sustain or increase their defense budgets, focusing on: (1) projected defense spending for several European countries; (2) budgetary effects of EMU implementation and EU enlargement; and (3) other signi...
NATO's Operations and Contingency Plans for Stabilizing the Balkans
NSIAD-99-111R: Published: Mar 11, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1999.
GAO provided information on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) operations and contingency plans for stabilizing the Balkans, focusing on: (1) current and projected security conditions in the Balkans region, particularly with regard to Bosnia and the Serbia province of Kosovo; and (2) the potential impact of these conditions on: (a) prospects for a drawdown of the NATO-led Stabilizatio...
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...
NATO: Status of JSTARS and Alternatives to Meet the Alliance Ground Surveillance Requirement
NSIAD-98-233R: Published: Aug 13, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) decision to reject the U.S. proposal to utilize the Joint Surveillance Target Radar System (JSTARS) to fulfill NATO's alliance ground surveillance requirement, focusing on: (1) identifying alternative proposals for meeting this requirement; and (2) providing an analysis of the cost-sharing arrangement...
Bosnia Peace Operation: Pace of Implementing Dayton Accelerated as International Involvement Increased
NSIAD-98-138: Published: Jun 5, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated its review of the Bosnia peace operation, focusing on the progress made since mid-1997 in achieving the operation's objectives.GAO noted that: (1) the actions taken by the international community starting in mid-1997 accelerated the pace of progress toward reaching the Dayton Agreement's objectives; (2) during this period, with the military situatio...
NATO: History of Common Budget Cost Shares
NSIAD-98-172: Published: May 22, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) apportionment of cost shares has changed over the years and how NATO determines what the members' cost shares will be for its three common budgets.GAO noted that: (1) NATO does not routinely evaluate members' cost shares for any of its three commonly funded budgets; (2) rather, NATO has adjusted t...
NATO Enlargement: Requirements and Costs for Commonly Funded Projects
NSIAD-98-113: Published: Mar 6, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the basis for the North Atlantic Trade Organization's (NATO) cost estimate for enlarging its membership.GAO noted that: (1) the approach used by NATO in determining its estimated direct enlargement cost of $1.5 billion for commonly funded requirements is reasonable; (2) GAO found that NATO's assessment was based on site visits, historic data, and e...
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...
International Affairs Budget: Framework for Assessing Relevance, Priority, and Efficiency
T-NSIAD-98-18: Published: Oct 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the programs and activities funded by the international affairs budget, the function 150 account of the federal budget, focusing on the issues that should be raised in assessing the current programs and activities on the books that support U.S. foreign policy and economic objectives.GAO noted that: (1) funding in the 150 account, which totalled $1...