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What does FAA stand for?

FAA stands for Foreign Assistance Act

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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".
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.
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".