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U.S. assistance programs in the Middle East

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, ... first session, May 11, 1995 (S. hrg)

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ISBN 100160475120
ISBN 109780160475122

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), requires that each year, the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State shall jointly prepare and submit to the appropriate congressional. U.S.-JORDAN RELATIONS The United States deeply values its long history of cooperation and friendship with Jordan, with which it established diplomatic relations in The United States appreciates the special leadership role that Jordan plays in advancing peace and moderation in the region.

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foreign policy in it seems to fail often, and support for such aid appears to be declining. Part of the problem may be in how the United States does such assistance.

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leaders’ skepticism of the return on investment for providing security sector assistance to partners has compelled both the Congress and the Obama and now Trump. Development assistance has resulted in improved health indicators, road and water networks, hundreds of schools built, thousands of Jordanians in various fields educated and trained in the United States, grants and loans for U.S.

agricultural commodities, and assistance for Jordanian communities hosting refugees from Syria. Previously she served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt; from as Deputy Principal Officer at the then-U.S.

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