108 STAT. 2888 PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 (4) Congress has authorized so-called "Nunn-Lugar" funds to enable the Department of Defense to carry out cooperative activities with states of the former Soviet Union to address the threats described in paragraphs (1), (2), and (3). (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS. —In light of the findings in subsection (a), it is the sense of Congress that— (1) the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State should continue to give their serious attention to carrying out a coordinated strategy for addressing the urgent national security issues described in subsection (a); (2) the United States should expedite the availability and effective application of so-called "Nunn-Lugar" funds; (3) although activities conducted with those funds should, to the extent feasible, draw upon United States technology and expertise, the United States should work with local contractors in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine when doing so would expedite more effective use of those funds; and (4) efforts should be made to make the Science and Technology Centers in Moscow and Kiev, designed to slow the emigration of scientists and technicians from the former Soviet weapons complex, fully operational on an expedited basis. TITLE XIII—MATTERS RELATING TO ALLIES AND OTHER NATIONS Subtitle A—Matters Relating to NATO SEC. 1301. COOPERATIVE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGREE- MENTS WITH NATO ORGANIZATIONS. (a) APPLICABILITY OF EXISTING AUTHORITY TO NATO ORGANIZA- TIONS.— Section 2350a of title 10, United States Code, is amended in subsections (a), (e)(2), and (i)(l) by inserting "or NATO organizations" after "major allies of the United States" each place it appears. (b) NATO ORGANIZATION DEFINED. —Subsection (i) of such section is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(4) The term 'NATO organization' means any North Atlantic Treaty Organization subsidiary body referred to in section 2350(2) of this title and any other organization of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.". SEC. 1302. NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION. (a) FINDINGS.— Congress makes the following findings: (1) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has served as a bulwark of peace, security, and democracy for the United States and the members of the alliance since 1949. (2) The unswerving resolve of the member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to mutual defense against the threat of communist aggression was central to the demise of the Warsaw Pact. (3) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is the most successful international security organization in history and is well suited to help marshal cooperative political, diplomatic, economic, and humanitarism efforts, buttressed by credible military capability aimed at deterring conflict, and thus contributing to international peace and security.