Foreign Assistance Act of 1961

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Foreign Assistance Act of 1961

Legislation in the United States that consolidated a number of civilian foreign aid programs under a new organization, the U.S. Agency for International Development. It also split military from non-military foreign aid.
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At the time, Pakistan was under two layers of US sanctions: the first was enforced following the military takeover in 1977 that overthrew Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's civil government; the second was when the Carter administration placed nuclear sanctions on Pakistan under the 1976 Symington Amendment to the Foreign Assistance Act, 1961.
84) Foreign Assistance Act of 1973, Public Law 93-189 [section] 23, 87 Stat, 93rd Cong.
109-177), amending sections 489 and 490 of the Foreign Assistance Act (22 USC 2291h and 2291) section 722, the INCSR was expanded to include reporting on the five countries that export the largest amounts of methamphetamine precursor chemicals, as well as the five countries importing the largest amounts of these chemicals and which have the highest rate of diversion of the chemicals for methamphetamine production.
See generally Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (indicating humanitarian crises arising throughout creation of The Act and amendments).
Consistent with the authority vested in me as President by section 517 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the "Act"), I hereby designate the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as a major Non-NATO Ally of the United States for the purposes of the Act and the Arms Export Control Act", said Obama in a memorandum for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, addressed late on Friday.
Government's Security Cooperation Program, and is authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Arms Export Control Act of 1968.
funded overseas work on foreign government contracts under the Foreign Assistance Act, which provides for the sale of military equipment, materials and services to U.
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 503(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and section 3(a)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended, I hereby find that the furnishing of defense articles and defense services to the Republic of South Sudan will strengthen the security of the United States and promote world peace" said the official text of Obama's decision.
Regardless of the SCO's physical location, section 515(e) of the Foreign Assistance Act specifies that military personnel assigned to a foreign country conducting SA activities (which includes most SCO personnel) must be under the direction and supervision of the Chief of Mission (COM), that is, the ambassador.
Established in 1985 as an amendment to the Foreign Assistance Act by former Alabama senator and Vietnam prisoner of war Jeremiah Denton, the program strives to assist civilian organizations in easing human suffering while also supporting U.
Section 502B of the Foreign Assistance Act has never been evoked as justification for reducing or restricting military aid to any country.
In addition, the Foreign Assistance Act strictly prohibits US foreign assistance to any country that "engages in a consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights".
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