Foreign governments (31 - 40 of 55 items)
European Drawdown: Status of Residual Value Negotiations in Germany
NSIAD-94-195BR: Published: Jun 23, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the: (1) potential residual value of U.S. installations being returned to European host countries; and (2) status of the residual value negotiations between the United States and Federal Republic of Germany.GAO found that: (1) the United States has recovered only a small portion of its total estimated residual value claim in Europe...
Military Sales' Cash Flow Financing
NSIAD-94-102R: Published: Feb 8, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the use of U.S. appropriated grant or loan monies for cash flow financing for foreign military sales to allied countries, focusing on: (1) why the United States provides cash flow financing to certain countries; (2) the policy implications of such financing; and (3) whether such financing commits the United States to future military assistance. GAO...
Foreign Technology: Collection and Dissemination of Japanese Information Can Be Improved
NSIAD-93-251: Published: Sep 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. and Japanese organizations' collection and dissemination of foreign technology information, focusing on: (1) the Japanese and U.S. governments' processes for performing these functions; (2) Japanese officials' views on successful foreign technology collection and dissemination efforts; and (3) the collection efforts of U.S. government organiza...
Foreign Agent Contacts
GGD-93-32R: Published: Apr 2, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the extent of contacts between U.S. trade officials and former high-level officials representing foreign interests. GAO noted that: (1) there was a range of contacts between 19 former high-level officials and senior Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (OUSTR) officials at all levels; (2) the number of officials identified on foreign agent regis...
NSIAD-93-120R: Published: Jan 6, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the grant of U.S. excess defense articles from Subic Bay Naval Base to the Philippines armed forces. GAO found that: (1) the United States complied with an agreement to give the Philippines the first opportunity to acquire any excess defense items by offering $3.5 million of nonlethal excess items, and the Philippines purchased the remaining excess...
Foreign Investment: Analyzing National Security-Related Investments Under the Exon-Florio Provision
T-GGD-92-49: Published: Jun 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1992.
GAO discussed the administration's national security reviews of proposed foreign acquisitions. GAO noted that: (1) the Interagency Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) develops information, on a case-by-case basis, about each proposed foreign investment to determine the existence of a threat to national security; (2) even when it has identified an investment's link to natio...
Aid to Panama: Improving the Criminal Justice System
NSIAD-92-147: Published: May 12, 1992. Publicly Released: May 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. efforts to assist Panama in reforming its criminal justice system by: (1) developing professional police forces; (2) creating an independent judiciary; and (3) improving prison conditions.GAO found that: (1) as of March 1992, the Department of Justice's International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) had provided $13...
Poland and Hungary: Economic Transition and U.S. Assistance
NSIAD-92-102: Published: May 1, 1992. Publicly Released: May 1, 1992.
GAO reviewed: (1) economic conditions in Poland and Hungary; and (2) the effectiveness of U.S. assistance to those countries.GAO found that in response to the rapidly changing political and economic conditions in Poland and Hungary, the United States has developed a short-term, experimental economic assistance approach based on assumptions that: (1) assistance would be required for only a 5-year t...
Weapons Codevelopment: U.S. National Issues in the MLRS Terminal Guidance Warhead Program
NSIAD-92-55: Published: Apr 21, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1992.
GAO reviewed how the Army's Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Terminal Guidance Warhead (TGW) Program protects U.S. interests.GAO found that: (1) although the United States is to pay 40 percent of the MLRS TGW development cost and France, Germany, and the United Kingdom are each to pay 20 percent, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) limited the U.S. development work share under the prime cont...
Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Republics: A Context for Developing GAO Work
146215: Mar 1, 1992
GAO developed a context for its work on Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet republics, focusing on: (1) identifying U.S. objectives and organizational capabilities; (2) enhancing U.S., regional, and global security; (3) encouraging the development of democratic institutions and new international partnership; (4) assisting in the transition to market economics; and (5) assessing the co...