Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/322

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112 STAT. 2152 PUBLIC LAW 105-261—OCT. 17, 1998 of Korea) have participated in 14 international contingency operations between fiscal years 1991 and 1998. (6) The 1998 posture statements of the Navy and Air Force included declarations that the pace of military operations over fiscal year 1997 adversely affected the readiness of nondeployed forces, personnel retention rates, and spare parts inventories of the Navy and Air Force. (b) INFORMATION To BE REPORTED WITH FUNDING REQUESTS. — Section 113 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding after subsection (1), as added by section 915, the following new subsection: "(m) INFORMATION To ACCOMPANY FUNDING REQUEST FOR CONTINGENCY OPERATION.Whenever the President submits to Congress a request for appropriations for costs associated with a contingency operation that involves, or likely will involve, the deployment of more than 500 members of the armed forces, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the objectives of the operation. The report shall include a discussion of the following: "(1) What clear and distinct objectives guide the activities of United States forces in the operation. "(2) What the President has identified on the basis of those objectives as the date, or the set of conditions, that defines the endpoint of the operation.". Subtitle C—Matters Relating to NATO and Europe 22 USC 1928 SEC. 1221. LIMITATION ON UNITED STATES SHARE OF COSTS OF NATO note. EXPANSION. (a) LIMITATION.— The United States share of defined NATO expansion costs may not exceed the lesser of— (1) the amount equal to 25 percent of those costs; or (2) $2,000,000,000. (b) DEFINED NATO EXPANSION COSTS. —For purposes of subsection (a), the term "defined NATO expansion costs" means the commonly funded costs of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) during fiscal years 1999 through 2011 for enlargement of NATO due to the admission to NATO of Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic. SEC. 1222. REPORT ON MILITARY CAPABILITIES OF AN EXPANDED NATO ALLIANCE. (a) REPORT.—The Secretary of Defense shall prepare a report, in both classified and unclassified form, on the planned future military capabilities of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) with the anticipated accession of Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary to the NATO alliance. The report shall set forth the following: (1) An assessment of the tactical, operational, and strategic military requirements, including interoperability, reinforcement, and force modernization issues, as well as strategic and territorial issues, that are raised by the inclusion of Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary in the NATO alliance.