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DOD Security Cooperation: An Overview of Authorities and Issues

Categories: Defense/Military,Foreign Affairs,Laws/Regulations

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R44602.pdf

Examines the controversy that has arisen over the increasing role of the Department of Defense in security cooperation missions involving foreign countries and the diminishing role of the State Department.  Includes an extensive listing of DOD security cooperation authorities and whether State Department involvement is required.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists