22 U.S. Code § 2305 - National Security Assistance Strategy

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(a) Multiyear plan

Not later than 180 days after October 6, 2000, and annually thereafter at the time of submission of the congressional presentation materials of the foreign operations appropriations budget request, the Secretary of State should submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a plan setting forth a National Security Assistance Strategy for the United States.

(b) Elements of the StrategyThe National Security Assistance Strategy should—
(1)
set forth a multi-year plan for security assistance programs;
(2)
be consistent with the National Security Strategy of the United States;
(3)
be coordinated with the Secretary of Defense and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff;
(4)
be prepared, in consultation with other agencies, as appropriate;
(5)
identify overarching security assistance objectives, including identification of the role that specific security assistance programs will play in achieving such objectives;
(6)
identify a primary security assistance objective, as well as specific secondary objectives, for individual countries;
(7)
identify, on a country-by-country basis, how specific resources will be allocated to accomplish both primary and secondary objectives;
(8)
discuss how specific types of assistance, such as foreign military financing and international military education and training, will be combined at the country level to achieve United States objectives; and
(9)
detail, with respect to each of the paragraphs (1) through (8), how specific types of assistance provided pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act [22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.] and the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 [22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.] are coordinated with United States assistance programs managed by the Department of Defense and other agencies.
(c) Covered assistanceThe National Security Assistance Strategy should cover assistance provided under—
(1)
(2)
chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.); and
Editorial Notes
References in Text

The Arms Export Control Act, referred to in subsec. (b)(9), is Pub. L. 90–629, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1320, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 39 (§ 2751 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2751 of this title and Tables.

The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, referred to in subsecs. (b)(9) and (c)(2), is Pub. L. 87–195, Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 424, as amended, which is classified principally to this chapter. Chapter 5 of part II of the Act is classified generally to part V (§ 2347 et seq.) of subchapter II of this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2151 of this title and Tables.

Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Security Assistance Act of 2000, and not as part of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 which comprises this chapter.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Definition

Pub. L. 106–280, § 2, Oct. 6, 2000, 114 Stat. 846, provided that:

“In this Act [see Short Title of 2000 Amendments note set out under section 2151 of this title], the term ‘appropriate committees of Congress’ means the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on International Relations [now Committee on Foreign Affairs] of the House of Representatives.”