September 05, 2016

Future of Global Security Contingency Fund Unclear

Featuring Loren DeJonge Schulman

Source: Defense News

Journalist Aaron Mehta

WASHINGTON — Officials at the State Department are raising concerns about the future of a relatively small, but in their minds, important security assistance fund that is set to expire at the end of 2017. 

A joint fund between the State Department and the Pentagon — the Global Security Contingency Fund (GSCF) — was authorized under Section 1207 of the fiscal 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Pentagon chips in up to 80 percent of the cost for a program, with State covering the rest. 

 

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  • Loren DeJonge Schulman

    Deputy Director of Studies

    Loren DeJonge Schulman is the Deputy Director of Studies and the Leon E. Panetta Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. Her research interests include nation...