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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: types, compared, countries, benefit, eligibility, vets, programs, disabled
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 1993-09-30
ISBN-10: 0788105612
ISBN-13: 9780788105616

Reports on disabled veterans' benefits in the U.S. & five foreign countries (U.K., Germany, Australia, Canada & Finland). Examines how veterans' benefits provided by the U.S. compared with those provided by other countries. Charts & tables.

Author: Thomas Melito
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: programs, aid, strengthened, weaknesses, remain, palestinian, terrorists, measures, assistance, prevent, inadvertent, payments, foreign
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2009-09
ISBN-10: 1437916627
ISBN-13: 9781437916621

The U.S. provided $575 million in assistance to Palestinians in 2008. This assistance is provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The Dept. of State (State) oversees U.S. contributions to UNRWA. To help ensure that U.S. funds for these programs are not provided to individuals or entities engaged in terrorist activities, USAID and State must comply with restrictions under U.S. law. This report: (1) assesses the extent to which USAID has complied with its antiterrorism policies and

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defense, downsizing, restructuring, pay, contractors, benefits
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788132237
ISBN-13: 9780788132230

Provides information on the compensation provided to the five highest paid executives & employees of each of the top 10 defense contractors & the amounts executives realized through the exercise of stock options for 1989 through 1994; the nature & extent of restructuring efforts due to defense downsizing; & the assistance provided to workers being separated as a result of defense downsizing. Charts & tables.

Author: Curt Tarnoff
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policy, programs, introduction, aid, foreign
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437919766
ISBN-13: 9781437919769

Contents: (1) Foreign Aid (FA): An Intro. to U.S. Programs and Policy; (2) What are the Objectives of U.S. Foreign Assistance (FAs)?; What are the Different Types of FA?; What are the Funding Priorities and Trends in U.S. FAs?; (3) How Large is the U.S. FAs Budget and What Have Been the Historical Funding Trends?; How Does FA Compare with Other Fed. Programs?; How Much of FA Dollars are Spent on U.S. Goods?; (4) What Exec. Branch Agencies Administer FA Programs?; What are the Different Forms in Which FAs is Provided?; How Much FA is Provided as Loans and How Much as Grants?; What are Some Type

Author: Woodrow J. Kuhns
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: war, years, cold, threat, soviet, assessing
Number of Pages: 469
Published: 1999-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788183273
ISBN-13: 9780788183270

Contains documents produced by the CIA & its predecessor between 1946 & the end of 1950. During this period of the Cold War, Pres. Truman tried to understand the menacing behavior of the Soviet Union & his erstwhile ally, Joseph Stalin. The CIA analysts provided the Pres. with periodic summaries & interpretations of the most significant world events. They also provided ad hoc papers that analyzed specific issues of interest to the administration. Much of this material is being made public for the first time. Taken as a whole, this volume provides the first comprehensive survey of CIA's early a

Author: Marcia Crosse
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: involved, organizations, health, related, activities, selected, expenditures, fiscal, funds, years, obligations, disbursements, federal
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437935044
ISBN-13: 9781437935042

Provides info. on fed. funds provided for FY 2002-09 to selected org. involved in health-related activities and their affiliates: Advocates for Youth, the Guttmacher Inst., the International Planned Parenthood Fdn., the Planned Parenthood Fdn. of Amer., the Population Council, and the Sexuality Info. and Educ. Council of the U.S. Specifically, the report identifies the amount of fed. funds provided to the org. and their affiliates for each of fiscal years 2002-09 and the sources of these fed. funds. The report identified: (1) reported obligations and disbursements of federal funds that the HHS

Author: James R. Clapper
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: observations, timeliness, preliminary, clearances, personnel, qualitydod
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437912443
ISBN-13: 9781437912449

This correspondence provides a preliminary assessment of the timeliness and quality of the DoD personnel security clearance program. These findings are based on an ongoing engagement that the auditor has been conducting since Feb. 2008. In 2009, there will be a report providing more details regarding these findings. In response to a draft of this briefing report, DoD provided written comments and the Office of Personnel Mgmt. (OPM) provided comments via e-mail. The summary and evaluation of DoD's and OPM's comments and DoD's written comments are included here. Charts and tables.
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