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Recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce is part of the 2019 National Intelligence Strategy.
The Intelligence Community's workforce in FY2011-2019 had slight increases in the proportions of women (+.7%), racial or ethnic minorities (+3.
The United States provided nearly $1.5 billion in weapons, training, and other assistance to Lebanese security forces between 2013 and 2018. We reviewed how State and DOD oversaw and assessed the effectiveness of this assistance in several areas.
The U.S. government has authorized hundreds of billions of dollars in arms sales to foreign governments and other foreign buyers—more than $180 billion in fiscal year 2018 alone.
The United States uses two key arms transfer programs: Direct Commercial Sales, in which a U.S.
Promoting respect for human rights is a U.S. foreign policy goal. The United States includes human rights training when training foreign security forces.
A 2017 law required DOD to evaluate its security cooperation programs, including its human rights training.
The Centers for Academic Excellence is a federal grant program designed to encourage highly-qualified college students with diverse backgrounds to pursue careers at U.S. Intelligence Community entities like the CIA. From 2005-2018, 29 colleges received 46 grants totaling about $69 million.
The National Guard counterdrug program has supported domestic law enforcement counterdrug activities for more than 30 years.
In our review of the program, we found:
DOD's strategy is out of date and doesn't reflect current drug threats.
In 2015 and 2017, federal law directed the President to submit a plan to Congress for monitoring the potential spread of nuclear weapons and materials. In earlier reports, we found those plans did not address required areas.