16 august 2019

DoD, State Dept. Must Improve Oversight of Human Rights Training for Foreign Militaries: GAO

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The Defense and State Departments have yet to evaluate whether the millions spent on training programs for foreign militaries and police to protect human rights are having any effect, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). In a report released Monday, the GAO said that the DoD and State Department share responsibility for programs aimed at allied and partner foreign security forces, but neither has "evaluated the effectiveness of their human rights training." In addition, they [...]