Tag Archives: David Gootnick

GAO Reports by the Numbers: International Affairs and Trade

From diplomatic security to global health and customs issues, our International Affairs and Trade team reports on topics that affect the security and prosperity of the global community. To get a better idea of the breadth of the issues we … Continue reading

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Climate Change, Global Migration, and U.S. Government Actions

Today is World Environment Day—a day for learning more about key issues facing the environment, such as climate change, and for thinking about how people interact with the Earth. In today’s WatchBlog, we discuss our recent report on the potential … Continue reading

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Collecting Revenue on U.S. E-Cigarette Imports

Over the last decade, the use of traditional cigarettes in the United States has declined, while the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has grown rapidly. We’ve previously reported that the federal government could not specifically track e-cigarette imports. However, U.S. … Continue reading

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GAO Translations: Reaching New Audiences

The federal government operates programs and provides assistance all over the world—and evaluating them can require foreign language skills. We will also, on occasion, issue summaries or full versions of our work in translation. For this week’s National Foreign Language … Continue reading

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