Executive Order 13487: Establishment of a Temporary Organization to Facilitate United States Government Support for Afghanistan [open pdf - 166KB]
Alternate Title: EO 13487: Establishment of a Temporary Organization to Facilitate United States Government Support for Afghanistan
Executive Order 13487 establishes the Afghanistan Support Office (ASO) as a temporary organization within the Department of State. "The purpose of the ASO shall be to perform the specific project of supporting executive departments and agencies in preventing Afghanistan from becoming a safe haven for terrorists, facilitating Afghanistan's progress to self-sufficiency, and maintaining an effective diplomatic presence in Afghanistan."
Executive Order 13487; EO 13487
Government Printing Office: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
Federal Register (January 22, 2009), v.74 no.13, p.4097-4098