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".
What does FAA stand for?
FAA stands for Foreign Assistance Act
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- Florida Airboat Association
- Florida Apartment Association (Maitland, Florida)
- Florida Aquaculture Association
- Florida Arcade Association
- Florida Archery Association
- Florida Attractions Association
- Focus Area Assessments
- Forças Armadas Angolanas (Angolan Armed Forces)
- Forces Armées Australiennes (French: Australian Defense Forces)
- Foreign Airlines Association (UK)
- Formation Appliquée aux Assurances (French: Applied Training for Insurance)
- FORSCOM Action Agent (US Army)
- Forward Assembly Area
- Frais d'Améliorations Aéroportuaires (French: Airport Improvement Fees; Canada)
- Franco Anglaise d'Assurances (French insurance company)
- Free Amino Acid
- Free of All Average
- Freedom of Access Act (Maine)
- Frequency Allocation Authority (Pakistan)
- Fresh Acid Add
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Legislative basis for the INCSR The Department of State's International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) has been prepared in accordance with section 489 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the "FAA," 22 U.
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.
US President Barack Obama speaks about the Defense Strategic Review, outlining Defense budget priorities and cuts, during a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, January 5, 2012 (AFP) "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.
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".