Provides information on multilateral and bilateral status of forces agreements (SOFAs), which generally establish framework under which U.S. military personnel operate in a foreign country. Reviews provisions of SOFAs; outlines security arrangements and SOFAs; and provides historical perspective on bilateral SOFAs with Afghanistan, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines. Explains categories of SOFAs, and lists current SOFAs in effect.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA)