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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: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: implications, budgetary, updating, deficit, addressing
Number of Pages: 236
Published: 1996-11-01
ISBN-10: 0788134744
ISBN-13: 9780788134746

Helps the U.S. Congress identify options that could be used to reduce the deficit. It updates previous work with new information, and systematically identifies in a single document the budgetary implications of selected program reforms discussed but not yet implemented or enacted. There are three broad themes: reassess objectives (terminate or revise services and programs provided); redefine beneficiaries (reconsider a program's intended audience); and improve efficiency (reconsider how a program or service is provided). Charts and tables.

Author: Mark H. Egger
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: costs, hinder, program, operations, increase, problems, preservation, policies, administrative, housing
Number of Pages: 70
Published: 1998-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788175424
ISBN-13: 9780788175428

Examines the Dept. of Housing & Urban Development's preservation program which offers incentives to owners & purchasers of federally insured multifamily properties who agree to maintain their properties for low-income occupancy. Reviews the funding provided for preservation properties as compared with the properties' values, the levels of rehabilitation grants provided to properties compared with their physical needs, & the administrative & other problems that have arisen under the program. 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
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