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      GAO: Staffing study needed at State Department

      According to the Government Accountability Office, the U.S. maintains about 270 diplomatic posts in 180 countries, and staffs them with 80,000 employees. Those missions face new security challenges -- including a staffing shortage.

      Michael Courts, acting director for international affairs and trade issues at the GAO, discussed that and other issues on Capital Insider.