Security Assistance Reform: “Section 1206” Background and Issues for Congress

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Section 1206 is the first major DOD authority to be used expressly for the purpose of training and equipping the national military forces of foreign countries. This report provides background on the pre-Section 1206 status of security assistance authorities, the factors contributing to the enactment of Section 1206, its purpose, scope, and funding.

Creator(s): Serafino, Nina M.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 11, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Serafino, Nina M.

Specialist in International Security Affairs

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  • Creation: February 11, 2011
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Section 1206 is the first major DOD authority to be used expressly for the purpose of training and equipping the national military forces of foreign countries. This report provides background on the pre-Section 1206 status of security assistance authorities, the factors contributing to the enactment of Section 1206, its purpose, scope, and funding.

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