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Senator Engel Concerned Over White House Plans to Abandon Open Skies Treaty - Letter, paranormal Oversight! needs moar [Crown in the] parliament draft executive-blockers

The Treaty on Open Skies was signed in 1992 to promote openness and transparency of military forces and activities in the post-Cold War period.

The treaty allows the member states to openly gather information on respective armed forces and their military activities during scheduled observation flights. The signatories include most of the NATO states, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and several others.

E. Engler, House Foreign Affairs diplomatic sexting reader to R. O'Brien, NSA, facsimile, 7 Oct 2019
John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, PL. 115-232
Sec. 1242. Limitation on availability of funds relating to implementation of the Open Skies Treaty.
(a) Prohibition on Activities to Modify United States Aircraft.
(b) Limitation on Use of Funds to Vote or Approve Certain
Implementing Decisions of the Open Skies Consultative Commission.
(c) Form.--Each certification and report required under this section shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may contain a classified annex if necessary.
(d) Definitions.--Except as otherwise provided, in this section
NDAA 2020 passed the House 12.07.2019 and was referred to senate 10.09.2019. It is chock full of interesting "prohibitions", specifically Sec. 1231. Prohibition on the use of funds to suspend, terminate, or withdraw the United States from the Open Skies Treaty.

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