22 U.S. Code § 8421 - Purposes of assistance
Purposes of assistanceThe purposes of assistance under this subchapter are—
to support Pakistan’s paramount national security need to fight and win the ongoing counterinsurgency within its borders in accordance with its national security interests;
to work with the Government of Pakistan to improve Pakistan’s border security and control and help prevent any Pakistani territory from being used as a base or conduit for terrorist attacks in Pakistan, or elsewhere;
to work in close cooperation with the Government of Pakistan to coordinate action against extremist and terrorist targets; and
to help strengthen the institutions of democratic governance and promote control of military institutions by a democratically elected civilian government.