Narcotics (71 - 80 of 121 items)
The Drug War: Extent of Problems in Brazil, Ecuador, and Venezuela
NSIAD-92-226: Published: Jun 5, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed drug trafficking problems spilling over from Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru into Brazil, Ecuador, and Venezuela, focusing on: (1) the extent of narcotics activities in the latter three countries; and (2) federal and international efforts to combat those activities.GAO found that: (1) a lack of information makes it difficult to determine the full exten...
Drug Control: Defense Spending for Counternarcotics Activities for Fiscal Years 1989-91
NSIAD-92-82: Published: Apr 21, 1992. Publicly Released: May 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request and a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the nature and extent of the Department of Defense's (DOD) spending for counternarcotics activities for fiscal year (FY) 1989 through FY 1991, focusing on the: (1) DOD counternarcotics funding process; (2) impact of any delays in providing obligation authority on the ability of DOD organizations to execute their counte...
Drug Control: Inadequate Guidance Results in Duplicate Intelligence Production Efforts
NSIAD-92-153: Published: Apr 14, 1992. Publicly Released: May 14, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request and a legislative requirement, GAO: (1) reviewed Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to increase the availability and usefulness of drug-related intelligence to law enforcement agencies; (2) identified duplicate reporting and analysis efforts among various counternarcotics organizations; (3) described the roles of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDC...
The Drug War: Counternarcotics Programs in Colombia and Peru
T-NSIAD-92-9: Published: Feb 20, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 1992.
GAO discussed U.S. management over and the effectiveness of U.S. military law enforcement aid provided to Peru and Colombia to support the U.S. Andean Drug Strategy. GAO noted that, in Colombia: (1) the United States reasonably applied its flexible policy of using counternarcotics aid against insurgents involved in drug trafficking activities; (2) although the United States approved a strategy imp...
Drug Control: Communications Network Funding and Requirements Uncertain
NSIAD-92-29: Published: Dec 31, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request and a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to integrate and coordinate U.S. command, control, communications, and technical intelligence assets used for drug interdiction into an effective communications network.GAO found that: (1) DOD has contributed significant technical and financial support toward the implementation...
The Drug War: U.S. Programs in Peru Face Serious Obstacles
NSIAD-92-36: Published: Oct 21, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the U.S. Andean Strategy, focusing on: (1) the effectiveness and management of U.S. military and law enforcement counternarcotics aid to Peru; and (2) factors that affect the U.S. counternarcotics strategy in Peru.GAO found that: (1) although the United States increased the available amount of law enforcement aid from $10 million to $19 million for...
The Drug War: Observations on Counternarcotics Programs in Colombia and Peru
T-NSIAD-92-2: Published: Oct 23, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 23, 1991.
GAO discussed the management and effectiveness of U.S. military and law enforcement aid provided in support of the Andean Strategy in Colombia and Peru. GAO noted that: (1) U.S. legislation and policy allow Andean countries to use U.S. aid against both drug traffickers and insurgents involved in the drug trade; (2) although U.S. officials are working to improve program management, oversight of aid...
Drug Control: Impact of DOD's Detection and Monitoring on Cocaine Flow
NSIAD-91-297: Published: Sep 19, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request and a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed: (1) how the Department of Defense (DOD) implemented its mission as the lead agency for detecting and monitoring air and maritime drug traffic; and (2) the DOD contribution to reducing the supply of drugs entering the United States.GAO found that: (1) DOD resources have contributed to drug seizures by expanding coverag...
The War on Drugs: Narcotics Control Efforts in Panama
NSIAD-91-233: Published: Jul 16, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Panama's narcotics control efforts, focusing on the: (1) extent of narcotics-related activities in Panama; and (2) status of U.S. and Panamanian efforts to reduce such activities.GAO found that: (1) although reliable statistics on the volume of drugs passing through Panama are not available, the amount of cocaine seized in Panama has increased; (2)...
Drug Control: Status Report on DOD Support to Counternarcotics Activities
NSIAD-91-117: Published: Jun 12, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of its new counternarcotics responsibilities under the fiscal year (FY) 1989 National Defense Authorization Act, focusing on DOD: (1) organizational structures established to carry out those responsibilities; (2) intelligence and communications networks devoted to the new counternarcot...