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116 STAT. 906 PUBLIC LAW 107-206—AUG. 2, 2002 or a covered allied person, and in the case of a covered allied person, upon the request of such government. (c) AUTHORIZATION OF LEGAL ASSISTANCE. —When any person described in subsection (b) is arrested, detained, investigated, prosecuted, or imprisoned by, on behalf of, or at the request of the International Criminal Court, the President is authorized to direct any agency of the United States Government to provide— (1) legal representation and other legal assistance to that person (including, in the case of a person entitled to assistance under section 1037 of title 10, United States Code, representation and other assistance in the manner provided in that section); (2) exculpatory evidence on behalf of that person; and (3) defense of the interests of the United States through appearance before the International Criminal Court pursuant to Article 18 or 19 of the Rome Statute, or before the courts or tribunals of any country. (d) BRIBES AND OTHER INDUCEMENTS NOT AUTHORIZED.— This section does not authorize the payment of bribes or the provision of other such incentives to induce the release of a person described in subsection (b). 22 USC 7428. SEC. 2009. ALLIANCE COMMAND ARRANGEMENTS. Deadline. (a) REPORT ON ALLIANCE COMMAND ARRANGEMENTS.— Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President should transmit to the appropriate congressional committees a report with respect to each military alliance to which the United States is party— (1) describing the degree to which members of the Armed Forces of the United States may, in the context of military operations undertaken by or pursuant to that alliance, be placed under the command or operational control of foreign military officers subject to the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court because they are nationals of a party to the International Criminal Court; and (2) evaluating the degree to which members of the Armed Forces of the United States engaged in military operations undertaken by or pursuant to that alliance may be exposed to greater risks as a result of being placed under the command or operational control of foreign military officers subject to the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court. (b) DESCRIPTION OF MEASURES TO ACHIEVE ENHANCED PROTEC- TION FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED Deadline. STATES. —Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President should transmit to the appropriate congressional committees a description of modifications to command and operational control arrangements within military alliances to which the United States is a party that could be made in order to reduce any risks to members of the Armed Forces of the United States identified pursuant to subsection (a)(2). (c) SUBMISSION IN CLASSIFIED FORM. —The report under subsection (a), and the description of measures under subsection (b), or appropriate parts thereof, may be submitted in classified form. 22 USC 7429. SEC. 2010. WITHHOLDINGS. Funds withheld from the United States share of assessments to the United Nations or any other international organization during any fiscal year pursuant to section 705 of the Admiral