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SAM is happy to introduce the first in its Security Assistance in Focus Series, which will highlight key U.S. security assistance programs and recipients. In this first issue, we focus on the Department of Defense's (DoD) support to Lebanon's elite Mukafaha Intervention Section. 
 
This factsheet illustrates the scale and nature of Foreign Military and Direct Commercial Sales that President Trump is proposing to sell Saudi Arabia and the UAE withoug a Congressional reveiw process, weaponry that will likely make its way to the frontlines of the Yemeni conflict, described as the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
 
 

With President Trump invoking an obscure emergency provision in the Arms Export Control Act to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE over congressional objections, this factsheet illustrates how the President is circumventing traditional processes for government arms sales. 

With President Trump invoking an obscure emergency provision in the Arms Export Control Act to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE over congressional objections, this factsheet illustrates how the President is circumventing traditional processes for commercial arms sales. 

 

Since 9/11, Pakistan has been one of the largest recipients of U.S. security aid. The strategic border it shares with Afghanistan as well as its own vulnerability to substate armed groups initially suggested that Pakistan would make an ideal regional partner for counterterrorism operations. But after billions of dollars in U.S. security assistance provided to Pakistan through State and Defense Department programming, the return on investment has been disappointing at best. 

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