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2/13/17 | Fact Sheets
U.S. Proposed Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Since the start of Fiscal Year 2016 the United States has authorized at least $20.5 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia. This fact sheet provides an overview of each authorized sale.

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11/11/16 | Fact Sheets
U.S. Military and Police Aid Programs A Basic Guide: From Purpose to Type of Recipient

Over the past 15 years, the United States has significantly expanded the number of U.S. security sector aid funding accounts or programs to support a range of U.S. national security and foreign policy goals. This guide provides an overview of 29 key, active U.S. programs funded by the Defense or...

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11/1/16 | Blog
As Honduran Environmental Activists Face Renewed Repression, U.S. Security Aid Keeps Flowing

Recent attacks on members of the Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) have not altered the U.S. decision to send its full funding package to Honduras.

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Resources

2/24/17 | News
Proud Mexico Spurns U.S. Aid Under Review by Trump
Mexico does not need financial aid from the United States, Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said on Friday, after President Donald Trump ordered a report on U.S. assistance to its southern neighbor over the last five years.
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2/24/17 | News
U.S. Marines Head to Norway and Australia
U.S. Marines are being deployed to Norway and Australia, ostensibly as part of standard procedure, but also to respond to two emerging threats, Russia and China.
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2/24/17 | News
Iraqi Forces Storm Mosul Airport, Military Base
U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces captured Mosul airport from Islamic State on Thursday, advancing on multiple fronts towards the jihadists' last major stronghold in the western half of the city.
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02/28/17 | Event

Changing political landscapes in the United States, Europe, and Russia continue to drive global arms sales. As priorities shift, threats emerge, and the global economy...