Combating Terrorism: Observations on Federal Spending to Combat Terrorism

T-NSIAD/GGD-99-107 Published: Mar 11, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed its work and observations on federal spending to combat terrorism, focusing on: (1) the foreign-origin and domestic terrorism threat; (2) program growth and other issues raised throughout its work on combating terrorism; and (3) steps the executive branch has taken toward improving crosscutting management and coordination and provide some preliminary observations on the 1998 and 1999 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reports to Congress on governmentwide spending and budgeting to combat terrorism.

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