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Fact Sheet
Office of the Spokesman
Jakarta, Indonesia
August 2, 2002


Summary of Counterterrorism Proposals for Jakarta

Indonesia, and Jakarta in particular, has suffered from a string of terror bombings over the past two years. The United States and Indonesia are committed to assisting each other in this fight. We will be undertaking a long-term security and counterterrorism program with Indonesia valued at a little over $50 million. Of this amount, about $47 million will be spent upgrading police capability and about $4 million on military training.

  • Training and assistance to Indonesian National Police
    $31 million in FY 01-04

  • Additional capacity-building for the police, including establishment of a special police counterterrorism unit.
    Up to $16 million in FY 02 (from the emergency supplemental FY 02 budget.)

  • Technical assistance for combating terrorist financing and improving Indonesia’s anti-money laundering regime
    Valuation pending assessment

  • Enrollment in the Terrorist Interdiction Program, which provides technical assistance to help secure borders
    Valuation pending assessment

  • Regional counterterrorism fellowships to provide training on counterterrorism and related issues to the Indonesian military
    $4 million in FY 02-03 (from Section 8125 of the 2002 Defense Appropriations Act)

  • International Military Education and Training for Indonesian military
    $400,000 in FY 03, if approved by Congress (in addition to $400,000 in FY 02 being spent to train civilians)

Released on August 2, 2002

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