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Central America and U.S. foreign assignments

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, Major Issues System in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military assistance, American -- Central America,
  • Economic assistance, American -- Central America,
  • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Central America,
  • Central America -- Foreign economic relations -- United States

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    Other titlesCentral America and United States foreign assignments
    StatementJonathan E. Sanford
    SeriesIssue brief -- order code IB84075, Issue brief (Library of Congress. Major Issues System) -- no. IB84075, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1987-88, reel 8, fr. 00357
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Major Issues System
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15456187M

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Bacevich, Drift: The Unmooring of American Milit. There has been a nearly 20% decrease in U.S. assistance to Central America since Assistance to the Northern Triangle is just % of the current federal budget.

Foreign aid is supporting vital work that tackles the violence in Central America driving youth to leave their homes while providing security and opportunity to thousands of families in Central America.

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