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2/22/20 | Fact Sheets
Issue Brief: Afghan Security Aid Amidst Prospects for Peace

As the U.S. looks to finalize a peace agreement to end its longest war, this issue brief gives an overview of Afghanistan's security aid package in context. 

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2/21/20 | Blog
The White House's FY2021 Afghan Security Aid Request

An overview of the President's proposed budget for the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund for FY2021

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2/12/20 | Blog
Why U.S. and Taiwan Agree to Arms Sales?

On overview of the defense relationship between Taiwan and the United States. 

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Sam in the News

12/3/19 | News
Naval maneuvers from China, Iran and Russia
In this article, program & research associate Elias Yousif was quoted on recent joint military exercises between China, Iran, and Russia.
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11/10/19 | News
Ron Johnson: Trump Advisers Had To ‘Convince’ President To Send Ukraine Aid
SAM's data is cited in this piece discussing the impeachment inquiry and the amount of security assistance Ukraine receives. Read More
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10/25/19 | News
US Military Aid to Lebanon Continues Amid Protests
SAM's analysis is cited in this article discussing the Defense Department's decision to continue sending military aid to Lebanon as nationwide demonstrations continue. Read More
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05/22/18 | Event

The inaugural Forum on the Arms Trade annual conference, "Taking Aim: A Closer Look at the Global Arms Trade," is a half-day event that will take place at the Stimson Center on May 22, 2018. The conference will feature leading experts, journalists, and members of civil society and the government...

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