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The Defense Contract Management Agency’s combat support requires a high state of readiness abroad and at home

The Defense Contract Management Agency’s combat support requires a high state of readiness abroad and at home By The Defense Contract Management Agency’s Congressional and Public Affairs Office The strategic intent of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), “We enable the warfighter to win,” requires the agency to ensure a high state of readiness for […]

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Beyond the axis of evil: additional threats from weapons of mass destruction

Beyond the axis of evil: additional threats from weapons of mass destruction – Legislation and Policy John R. Bolton [The following are the remarks presented to the Heritage Foundation Washington, D.C. May 6, 2002.] I am pleased to be able to speak to you today about the Bush Administration’s efforts to combat the proliferation of […]

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Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1992-1999

Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1992-1999 – report Richard F. Grimmett [The following are extracts from an unclassified report of conventional arms transfers to developing nations as published under the above title by the Library of Congress on August 18, 2000. Macro data on worldwide arms transfer agreements and deliveries are also included. The […]

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American Justice and the International Criminal Court

American Justice and the International Criminal Court John R. Bolton [The following are excerpts of the remarks presented to the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., November 3, 2003.] There has been considerable debate in the United States about the International Criminal Court (ICC), much of it in this very room. Rather than rehearse many […]

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Private donation of mine detecting dogs for Sri Lanka

Private donation of mine detecting dogs for Sri Lanka Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr. [The following are excerpts of the speech presented at the Delegates Lounge, Washington, D.C., January 14, 2004.] These valuable dogs, currently in training in Texas, are going to make a real difference once their paws hit the ground in the coming weeks […]

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Security Cooperation: Perspective Is Everything! – Michael S. Davison address

Security Cooperation: Perspective Is Everything! – Michael S. Davison address – Transcript [The following opening remarks were presented to the 2000 Security Cooperation Conference by Lieutenant General Davison, on 10 July 2000.] We have chosen as our conference topic “Perspective is Everything”. The dictionary lists one of the definitions of perspective as the “the faculty […]

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Meeting customer requirements: DISAM offers tailored on-sites and Mobile Education Teams

Meeting customer requirements: DISAM offers tailored on-sites and Mobile Education Teams Joanne B. Hawkins DISAM has long provided tailored instruction to domestic and international customers in a variety of security assistance subjects. As the international customer base continues to expand, we have found the levels of experience and the needs of our customers vary. The […]

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Regional Airspace Initiatives in Europe

Regional Airspace Initiatives in Europe – civilian and military air traffic control programme Neil Planzer [Republished from the Journal of Air Traffic Control, April-June 2000, by permission of the Air Traffic Control Association, Inc., Arlington, Virginia.] Introduction Shortly after the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact, President William Clinton established a small policy initiative in Central […]

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Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management Presents Foreign Purchaser Course and Senior Executive Seminar in Ankara, Turkey

Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management Presents Foreign Purchaser Course and Senior Executive Seminar in Ankara, Turkey – Brief Article Colonel Karen Currie Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management faculty members Robert Hanseman, Frank Campanell, Lt Col Karen Currie, USAF, and Lieutenant Paul Dougherty, USN, traveled to Ankara, Turkey, to teach two DISAM courses from […]

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Fiscal year 2004 security assistance legislation and funding allocations

Fiscal year 2004 security assistance legislation and funding allocations Kenneth W. Martin Introduction Each year, the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM) Journal publishes a summary and analysis of the legislation that impacts U.S. security assistance. In this issue, we present the twentieth in a series of annual studies of the major pieces of […]