Jeremy Rothe-Kushel, Brendon O’Connell, Greg McCarron & Joseph Davis discuss a congressional bill that lays the foundation of Israel’s Talpiot program into US law, and more.
S.2497 – United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
TITLE II—ENHANCED UNITED STATES-ISRAEL COOPERATION
SEC. 201. UNITED STATES-ISRAEL SPACE COOPERATION.
(a) Findings.—Congress makes the following findings:
(1) Authorized in 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) supports and coordinates United States Government research in aeronautics, human exploration and operations, science, and space technology.
(2) Established in 1983, the Israel Space Agency (ISA) supports the growth of Israel’s space industry by supporting academic research, technological innovation, and educational activities.
(3) The mutual interest of the United States and Israel in space exploration affords both nations an opportunity to leverage their unique abilities to advance scientific discovery.
(4) In 1996, NASA and the ISA entered into their first agreement outlining areas of mutual cooperation, which remained in force until 2005.
(5) Since 1996, NASA and the ISA have successfully cooperated on many space programs supporting the Global Positioning System and research related to the sun, earth science, and the environment.
(6) The bond between NASA and the ISA was permanently forged on February 1, 2003, with the loss of the crew of STS–107, including Israeli Astronaut Ilan Ramon.
(7) The United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act Of 2014 (Public Law 113–296) designated Israel as a major strategic partner of the United States.
(8) On October 13, 2015, the United States and Israel signed the Framework Agreement between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the United States of America and the Israel Space Agency for Cooperation in Aeronautics and the Exploration and Use of Airspace and Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes.
(b) Continuing Cooperation.—The Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall continue to work with the Israel Space Agency to identify and cooperatively pursue peaceful space exploration and science initiatives in areas of mutual interest, taking all appropriate measures to protect sensitive information, intellectual property, trade secrets, and economic interests of the United States.
SEC. 202. UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT—ISRAEL ENHANCED COOPERATION.
(a) Statement Of Policy.—It should be the policy of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to cooperate with Israel in order to advance common goals across a wide variety of sectors, including energy, agriculture and food security, democracy, human rights and governance, economic growth and trade, education, environment, global health, and water and sanitation.
(b) Memorandum Of Understanding.—The Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development is authorized to enter into memoranda of understanding with Israel in order to advance common goals on energy, agriculture and food security, democracy, human rights and governance, economic growth and trade, education, environment, global health, and water and sanitation with a focus on strengthening mutual ties and cooperation with nations throughout the world.
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