Palestinian Authority: U. S. Assistance in Training and Equipping Security Forces, But the Program Needs to Measure Progress and Faces Logistical Constraints
DIANE Publishing, 2010 - 60 pages
The 2003 Roadmap for Peace process sponsored by the U.S. and other nations obligates the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Gov┐t. of Israel to undertake security efforts as a necessary precursor for achieving the long-standing objective of establishing a Palestinian state as part of the two-state solution for peace in the Middle East. This report: (1) describes the nature and extent of U.S. security assistance to the PA since 2007; (2) assesses U.S. Dept. of State's efforts to measure the effectiveness of its security assistance; and (3) describes factors that may affect the implementation of U.S. security assistance programs. The report interviewed officials and regional experts, and conducted fieldwork in Jerusalem, the West Bank, Israel, and Jordan. Illus.
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