Military Says Law Barring U.S. Aid to Rights Violators Hurts Training Mission


By:  Eric Schmitt

New York Times article (6/21/13), “Military Says Law Barring U.S. Aid To Rights Violators Hurts Training Mission,” on the Pentagon's challenge to the longstanding Leahy Amendment, the U.S. government's key human rights tool, first enacted in 1997 and made permanent in subsequent years.