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The Foreign Missions Act of 1982: Reciprocity and the Soviet Bloc Missions.
AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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This work examines which Soviet Bloc practices were considered in the creation and drafting of the Foreign Missions Act FMA and how these have been taken into consideration in attempting to achieve reciprocity with those countries missions in the US. Other topics are discussed are The origins of the FMA, the history of the FMA, the rationale behind the Office of Foreign Missions, OFM the mechanism created by the FMA, what influence Soviet Bloc methods had upon the structure of the OFM, and the successes the OFM has had in achieving reciprocity. This work is divided as chronologically as the discussion permits into three sections. The first explains who supported and who opposed the FMA. It also describes the rationale for the formation of the OFM. The second section discusses the various sections of the FMA. It also describes how the FMA is being implemented in some key areas. The final section, for the most part, examines the areas the OFM has been active in where Soviet Bloc missions are concerned. Keywords International relations Federal law Diplomats.
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