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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web U. S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East : Historical Background, Recent Trends, And the Fy 2006 Request Updated February 17, 2005

By Sharp, Jeremy M.

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Title: Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web U. S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East : Historical Background, Recent Trends, And the Fy 2006 Request Updated February 17, 2005  
Author: Sharp, Jeremy M.
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Government Printing Office (U.S.)
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Sharp, J. M. (n.d.). Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web U. S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East : Historical Background, Recent Trends, And the Fy 2006 Request Updated February 17, 2005. Retrieved from http://ebooklibrary.org/


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Summary: This report is an overview of U.S. foreign assistance to the Middle East from FY2002 to FY2005, and of the FY2006 budget request. It includes a brief history of aid to the region, a review of foreign aid levels, a description of selected country programs, and an analysis of current foreign aid issues. It will be updated periodically to reflect recent developments. For foreign aid terminology and acronyms, please see the glossary appended to this report.

Table of Contents
Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Foreign Aid to Support Key U.S. Interests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 U.S. Assistance to the Middle East Since 1950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1950-1970 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1971-2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Recent Trends in Foreign Aid to the Middle East . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Country Summaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Iraq . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Economic Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Military Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Other Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Egypt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Economic Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Military Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Jordan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Economic Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Military Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Palestinians — West Bank/Gaza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Economic Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Other Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Other Recipients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Foreign Aid Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Restrictions on Aid to the Palestinians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 State Sponsors of Terrorism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 The Response to 9/11: U.S. Assistance to Promote Development, Democracy, and Reform in the Middle East . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 The 9/11 Commission Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Legislative Response to the 9/11 Commission Recommendations . . . 22 The Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiative . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 The Middle East Partnership Initiative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Foreign Aid to Promote Human Rights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 U.S. Assistance to Egypt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Appendix A. Glossary . . .

 

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