Military and Police Aid
Infographic showing recipients of the State Department's Foreign Military Financing program in fiscal year 2017.
As part of the State Department’s budget request for FY 2016 released on February 2, the Obama Administration is requesting a significant jump in security and one type of development aid to the Maghreb and Sahel countries of Africa to “address challenges to U.S. national security emanating” from the two sub-regions.
In an effort to steer them further away from Russia’s growing orbit, the United States plans to focus its aid to Europe and the former Soviet Union on Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, according to Daniel Rosenblum, the State Department's Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia. The news came from a June 25th hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats.
This report lays out the activities of the Cooperative Threat Reduction program, which help deny rogue states and terrorists access to WMD and related materials, technologies, and expertise and contribute to stability, cooperation, and expanding U.S. influence.
This report details the foreign policy justification and purpose for the U.S. training activity, the number of foreign military personnel provided training and their units of operation, and the location of the training.
This report provides a summary of SIGAR’s oversight work and an update on developments in the three major sectors of Afghanistan’s reconstruction effort.
This study provides an overview of TSCTP activities, an analysis of the program’s planning and implementation challenges from the strategic to the tactical level, and recommendations that can shape and inform the program to better respond to the region’s ongoing security challenges.