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GAO-21-130 Foreign Influence on Federal Research

56-page report issued 17 Dec 20 titled "Federal Research: Agencies Need to Enhance Policies to Address Foreign Influence." DoD was one of the agencies reviewed. GAO recommended two actions for DoD: (1) "The Secretary of Defense should develop and agency-wide policy on conflict of interest for grants, to address both financial and non-financial conflicts. (Recommendation 2)" (2) "The Secretary of Defense should document procedures, including roles and responsibilities for addressing and enforcing failures to disclose required information, both foreign and domestic. (Recommendation 3)"

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