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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8 Foreign Assistance Act, https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/s3394
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.
(14) Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, Public Law 94-161, 94th Cong., 1st sess., December 20, 1975.
(7) The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 created the authority for the executive branch to conduct foreign assistance on behalf of the United States.
Section 508 of the Foreign Assistance Act forbids aid to "any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup'' until the president determines that "a democratically elected government'' has been restored.
Section 506 (a) (1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 allows
According to the country's Foreign Assistance Act, a law first enacted 52 years ago, the United States is required to suspend foreign aid to any country that suffers a military coup.
According to the country''s Foreign Assistance Act, a law first enacted 52 years ago, the United States is required to suspend foreign aid to any country that suffers a military coup.
Under Section 502 B of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1976 the US is required to cut off all security assistance to any government which "engages in a consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognised human rights".
I will sum up a key paragraph in the letter, which said, "We urge an immediate investigation into possible violations by Israel of the US Foreign Assistance Act and the US Arms Control Act which respectively prohibit assistance to any country which engages in a consistent pattern of human rights violations and limit the use of US weapons to "internal security" or "legitimate self-defense."
Government's Security Cooperation Program, and is authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Arms Export Control Act of 1968.
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