Foreign governments (21 - 30 of 55 items)
Export Controls: Information on the Decision to Revise High Performance Computer Controls
NSIAD-98-196: Published: Sep 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement and a congressional request, GAO reviewed concerns that U.S. national security interests may have been compromised by sales of unlicensed high performance computers (HPC) to China and Russia, focusing on: (1) the basis for the executive branch's revision of HPC export controls; (2) changes in licensing activities and the implementation of certain U.S. licensin...
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...
Drug Control: U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts in Colombia Face Continuing Challenges
NSIAD-98-60: Published: Feb 12, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of drug control efforts in Colombia and the impact of the 1996 and 1997 U.S. decisions to decertify Colombia as a drug-fighting ally, focusing on: (1) the nature of the drug-trafficking threat from Colombia; (2) the political, economic, and operational implications of the decertification decisions; and (3) U.S. efforts to plan and manage...
Hong Kong's Reversion to China: Effective Monitoring Critical to Assess U.S. Nonproliferation Risks
NSIAD-97-149: Published: May 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether U.S. export control policy toward Hong Kong will adequately protect U.S. national security and nonproliferation interests after Hong Kong's reversion to China, focusing on: (1) the potential risks and consequences of continuing to export sensitive technologies to the territory after reversion, given China's past proliferation behavior; (2)...
International Relations and Trade Issue Area--Active Assignments
AA-97-5(1): Published: Jan 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the International Relations and Trade issue area as of January 2, 1997...
International Relations and Trade Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-5(4): Published: Sep 3, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 3, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the International Relations and Trade issue area as of September 3, 1996...
Foreign Investment: Foreign Laws and Policies Addressing National Security Concerns
NSIAD-96-61: Published: Apr 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined how Japan, France, Germany and the United Kingdom monitor foreign direct investment in industries related to national security, focusing on: (1) the legal framework governing foreign direct investments in national security concerns; (2) barriers to and incentives for U.S. companies' investment in these countries' industries related to national secu...
Foreign Assistance: Controls Over U.S. Funds Provided for the Benefit of the Palestinian Authority
NSIAD-96-18: Published: Jan 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 8, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the financial controls that govern U.S. assistance funds to certain Palestinian organizations for budget support purposes, focusing on: (1) the financial controls set up by the World Bank and the Agency for International Development (AID) to monitor the use of U.S. funds by the Palestinian Authority, Palestine Economic Council for Development and R...
Panama: DOD's Drawdown for the U.S. Military in Panama
NSIAD-95-183: Published: Aug 2, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1995.
GAO updated information on the U.S. military drawdown in Panama, focusing on: (1) the potential for a post-1999 U.S. presence in Panama; (2) the status of transfers of Department of Defense (DOD) properties and Panama's preparedness to accept them; (3) the coordination of treaty-related issues; (4) DOD environmental and property valuation policies; (5) DOD efforts to address employee terminations...
Export Controls: Some Controls Over Missile-Related Technology Exports to China Are Weak
NSIAD-95-82: Published: Apr 17, 1995. Publicly Released: May 17, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) and U.S. missile technology-related exports to the Peoples' Republic of China, focusing on the: (1) extent to which dual-use and missile technologies are exported to sensitive end-users; (2) U.S. government's ability to monitor China's compliance with the U.S.-China bilateral agreement; an...