U.S. Government Accountability Office

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 06:31
In accordance with provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017, this GAO report reviews weapon systems and equipment funded by the Defense (DOD) and State Departments for the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police—collectively known as the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF). Since fiscal year 2002, more than $76 billion has been appropriated or allocated for various DOD and State programs to support Afghan security, and DOD has disbursed almost $18 billion for equipment and transportation.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 07:44
According to data from the Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), 73,684 firearms (about 70 percent) seized in Mexico and traced from 2009 to 2014 originated in the United States.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 00:00
The duty-to-inform requirement directs State to inform the foreign government if funds are withheld under the law and, to the maximum extent practicable, assist the foreign government in bringing those responsible to justice.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 00:00
GAO's analysis of data for southwest border counties with sufficiently complete data show that, generally, both violent and property crimes were lower in 2011 than in 2004.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 00:00
Border Patrol is developing performance goals and measures to define border security and the resources needed to achieve it, but has not identified milestones and time frames for developing and implementing goals and measures under its new strategic plan.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 00:00
State was not provided with the information it would have needed to approve at least 91 subawards and subcontracts that were obligated under eight awards.
Friday, January 25, 2013 - 00:00
We found that DOD receives input from State for the seven authorities we reviewed that can yield security force assistance benefits
Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 00:00
GAO (1) describes the U.S. strategic approaches to counter- narcotics assistance in the Andean countries; (2) identifies amounts allotted for such assistance by State, USAID, DOD, and DEA in fiscal years 2006 through 2011; and (3) reviews reporting.
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 - 00:00
GAO examined (1) the progress made toward Plan Colombia's drug reduction and enhanced security objectives, (2) the results of U.S. aid for the military and police, (3) the results of U.S. aid for non-military programs, and (4) the status of efforts to &qu
Friday, August 15, 2008 - 00:00
U.S. government assistance has improved international counternarcotics cooperation with the eight major drug transit countries GAO reviewed, except Venezuela