Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States launched Operation Unchangeable Freedom to fight Al Qaeda and prevent the Taliban regime in Afghanistan from providing them with refuge. Shortly thereafter, the Taliban regime was overthrown by U.S. and allied forces, and the United States then concluded a series of security agreements with the new Afghan government. In 2002, the United States and Afghanistan entered into an agreement on economic subsidies under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961,38 as amended, by changing obligations37. In addition, the agreement allows for the provision of defence, defence and related training items, in accordance with the U.S. Military Training and Education Program (IMET)39, from the U.S. government to the Interim Administration of Afghanistan (AIA). 9 July 2016: At the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Allied leaders and their RSM partners recognize that Afghan security institutions and forces continue to develop and move forward, address capacity challenges and gaps, and still need international support. They reaffirm their mutual commitment to long-term security and stability in Afghanistan by keeping the MSR beyond 2016; Continued financial assistance to the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces until the end of 2020; Strengthen the long-term partnership between Afghanistan and NATO. These joint efforts have contributed to the formation of some 352,000 Afghan security forces soldiers and police.

Since its inception in 2002, the Afghan National Army (ANA) has gradually grown from an infantry-centric force to an army that enables both combat elements and capabilities, such as military police, intelligence, road liberation, combat support, medicine, aviation and logistics. The role of the Afghan National Police (ANP) has gradually shifted from the fight against the insurgency to a more civilian police role, developing the capacity of criminal investigations to traffic control. The Afghan Air Force has increased its personnel, including civilians, military maintenance and maintenance personnel, as well as its fleet of rotary-wing aircraft and rotating wings. T.I.A.S. Exchange of notes in Dhaka, August 10 and 24, 1998. Effective August 24, 1998 (making available the status of the U.S. Army corresponding to the administrative and technical personnel of the U.S. Embassy). The last group discussed at SOFA is that of agreements concluded as exclusive executive agreements without specific activity or exercise. These agreements contain a broad language of applicability. Some of the agreements apply to U.S. personnel “present” in a country, others apply to U.S.

personnel “temporarily present” in a country. In addition to time constraints, most agreements contain a language that attempts to frame the scope of action. The activities described can be as broad as “official tasks” or specific to a specific activity class (. B, for example, humanitarian activities, exercises and/or training). In 2004, the United States and Afghanistan entered into an acquisition and cross-service agreement with Schedules 55. 56 After consultation with the Secretary of State, the Minister of Defence is authorized to enter into an ACSA with a government of a NATO country. a subsidiary body of NATO, the United Nations or a regional international organization including the United States57. which does not fall within the above categories if, after consultation with the Secretary of State, it is established that it is in the best interests of the national security of the United States.58 If the country is not a member of NATO.58 If the country is not a member of NATO.58 The Minister of Defence must be referred to the Committee on Armed Services and the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate and the Armed Services Committee, as well as to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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