Expansion and Extension of Authority to Provide Additional support for Counter

Expansion and extension of authority to provide

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Expansion and Extension of Authority to Provide Additional support for Counter-Drug Activities of Certain Foreign Governments (Section 1024) Further amends Section 1033 of the NDAA, FY1998, P.L.105-85, 18 November 1997, and amended by several subsequent NDAAs, extending the authority of the Secretary of Defense to provide certain defense articles and services during FY2009 to several drug- producing, trafficking, and money laundering countries. Four more countries – Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, El Salvador, and Honduras -- are newly authorized to receive such assistance, bringing the total number of eligible countries to now twenty-two. Further, total value of such assistance authorized during FY2009 is $75,000,000. Comprehensive Department of Defense Strategy for Counter-Narcotics Efforts for U.S. Africa Command (Section 1025) Not later than 30 June 2009, the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of State, shall prepare and submit a comprehensive DoD strategy to the congressional defense committees with regard to counter-narcotics efforts in Africa , with emphasis on West Africa and the Maghreb. Comprehensive Department of Defense Strategy for Counter-Narcotics Efforts in South and Central Asian Regions (Section 1026) Not later than 30 June 2009, The Secretary of Defense shall submit a comprehensive strategy to the congressional defense committees with regard to counter-narcotics efforts in the South and Central Asian regions , including the countries of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, and India, as well as Armenia, Azerbaijan, and China. Subtitle D – Miscellaneous Authorities and Limitations 17
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Enhancement of the Capacity of the U.S. Government to Conduct Complex Operations (Section 1031) Provides authority to the Secretary of Defense with a new 10 U.S.C. 409 to establish a Center for Complex Operations with the following purposes: To provide for effective coordination in the preparation of DoD personnel and other USG personnel for complex operations; To foster unity of effort during complex operations among: The departments and agencies of the USG, Foreign governments and militaries, International organizations and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and Domestic nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); To conduct research; collect, analyze, and distribute lessons learned; and compile best practices in matters relating to complex operations; and, To identify gaps in the education and training of DoD personnel, and other relevant USG personnel, relating to complex operations, and to facilitate efforts to fill such gaps. The Secretary of Defense is to seek the concurrence of the Secretary of State to the extent the efforts and activities involve foreign governments, foreign militaries, international organizations, and international NGOs.
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  • Summer '16
  • Ramon Wawire
  • Test, United States Department of Defense

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