security assistance


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security assistance

Group of programs authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the Arms Export Control Act of 1976, as amended, or other related statutes by which the United States provides defense articles, military training, and other defense-related services by grant, loan, credit, or cash sales in furtherance of national policies and objectives. Also called SA. See also security assistance organization; security cooperation.
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The committee's Republican Chairman, Senator Robert Corker, in his opening address, praised Trump administration's decision to suspend US security aid to PakistanHe said that the administration's decision to draw a clear line with Pakistan was correct and that the security assistance should be discontinued for as long as Islamabad continues to shelter Haqqani, along with providing safe havens to other terrorist groups.
Last week, the Trump administration announced it was suspending security assistance to Pakistan until Islamabad proved its commitment to fight all terrorist groups operating in the region.
An International Security Assistance Force service member died as a result of an enemy forces attack in Northern Afghanistan on Nov 14, 2014," the alliance said in a statement, Khaama Press reported.
It will be the 37th trilateral talks between Afghanistan, Pakistan and the International Security Assistance Force (IAF).
The US-Pakistan Defence Consultative Group meeting tentatively would give a final shape to the five-year security assistance plan, developed during a meeting of defence officials of the two countries in February and is believed to zero in on the military hardware that the US would be providing to Pakistan.
In a separate statement ISAF announced that an International Security Assistance Force service member was killed during an improvised explosive device attack in eastern Afghanistan.
Bulgaria's Minister of Defense Anyu Angelov and nearly 300 Bulgarians, many of whom are graduates of the various training programs, provided as part of the security assistance attended the reception to mark the anniversary, the Embassy informs in a press release.
Petraeus assumed command of the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and U.
security assistance to the Lebanese Armed Forces "during this period of government formation.
My 1-year tour in Afghanistan as a logistics officer clearly reinforced the importance of some basic logistics concepts (such as controlling inventory, meeting operational requirements, and tracking delivery) as well as the security assistance and cooperation practices for supporting our partners in the Global War on Terrorism.
With our world constantly in a state of economic, political, and social flux, security assistance is an increasingly important element of our country's strategic initiatives.
security assistance to the PA since 2007; (2) assess State's efforts to measure the effectiveness of its security assistance; and (3) describe factors that may affect the implementation of U.

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