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Author: Gene Aloise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nuclear, weaknesses, need, addressed, programs, safeguards, nonproliferation, iaea, strengthened, security
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 2006-04-01
ISBN-10: 1422304957
ISBN-13: 9781422304952

The International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) safeguards system has been a cornerstone of U.S. efforts to prevent nuclear weapons proliferation since the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was adopted in 1970. IAEA has strengthened its safeguards system & increased efforts to combat nuclear terrorism by helping countries secure nuclear & radioactive material & facilities. This report: (1) identifies the steps IAEA has taken to strengthen safeguards; (2) assesses the challenges in implementing strengthened safeguards; (3) identifies U.S. financial support for safeguards;
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Author: William Schneider
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defense, science, board, force, report, task, information, policies, procedures, acquisition, department, technology
Number of Pages: 109
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437917151
ISBN-13: 9781437917154

This report examines the challenges facing the DoD in acquiring information technology (IT) and offers recommendations to improve current circumstances. The fundamental problem DoD faces is that the deliberate process through which weapon systems and IT are acquired does not match the speed at which new IT capabilities are being introduced in todayżs information age. Consequently, the principal recommendation of the study is that DoD needs a new acquisition system for IT. Roles and responsibilities for those involved in the acquisition process must be clarified and strengthened and the IT sys
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Author: John H. Anderson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: faa, identifying, responding, risks, limit, enforcement, safety, weaknesses, inspection, aviation
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 1998-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788173170
ISBN-13: 9780788173172

Examines the outcomes of the Federal Aviation Administration's inspection process in FY 1990 through 1996 & how this process could be strengthened to better assess & encourage compliance with aviation safety & security regulations. Also examines the outcome of FAA's enforcement process during this period & how this process could be strengthened to better address potential violations of aviation safety & security regulations. Contains recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation for improving FAA's enforcement of aviation safety & security regulations. Charts & tables.
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: analyses, could, strengthened, reported, results, outsourcing, positive, desktop
Number of Pages: 68
Published:
ISBN-10: 1428944397
ISBN-13: 9781428944398
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: screening, procedures, could, strengthened, baggage, checked, security, tsa, oversight, aviation
Number of Pages: 60
Published:
ISBN-10: 1422308766
ISBN-13: 9781422308769
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Author: Jess T. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improvements, staffing, information, benefit, process, security, strengthened, visa, border
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 2006-02-01
ISBN-10: 1422303772
ISBN-13: 9781422303771

It was reported in Oct. 2002 that the visa process needed to be strengthened as an antiterrorism tool & recommended that the Sec. of State, in consultation with appropriate agencies: (1) develop a clear policy on the role of national security in the visa process; (2) create more comprehensive guidance on how consular officers should screen against potential terrorists; (3) fundamentally reassess staffing requirements; & (4) revamp & expand consular training. This report examines the Dept. of State's & other agencies' progress in implementing changes to the visa process since 2002, in the areas
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Author: United States. General Accounting Office
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, congressional, requesters, strengthened, need, protections, human, subjects, research
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 1428973206
ISBN-13: 9781428973206
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