DEA review gives short shrift to foreign corruption scandals
March 24, 2023
NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly two years and at least $1.4 million spent, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday released an external review of its overseas operations that gave short shrift to recent corruption scandals and offered a series of recommendations that critics dismissed as overly vague.
Much of the 50-page report outlines the DEA's sprawling, 69-country "foreign footprint," while lauding its efforts to plug gaping holes in the oversight of undercover money laundering operations and special vetted units overseas.
"The recommendations are so broad and lack the merit o...
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