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Illegal Weapons Exports Highlight Need for Security Checks

The importance of effective Mantis security advisory opinions (SAOs) is highlighted by a recent story by the Associated Press concluding that illegal weapons export continues to be a serious problem for the United States:

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GAO Report: Growing Visa Demand a Challenge for State Department

A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office highlights several challenges the State Department faces in keeping up with growing visa demand at consular posts in China. GAO, Border Security: Long-Term Strategy Needed to Keep Pace with Increasing Demand for Visas, GAO-07-847 (July 2007). INACCURATE ESTIMATES OF VISA APPOINTMENT WAIT TIMES One challenge is […]