security assistance

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 00:04

The Trump administration's budget request for fiscal year 2018 presents significant cuts and policy changes to the State Department's international security assistance and peacekeeping operations. The information below compares Trump's budget blueprint with FY 2017 appropriations and identifies the programs and countries that would receive the largest cuts.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:39

This report provides an overview of Lebanon and current issues of U.S. interest. It provides background information, analyzes recent developments and key legislative debates, and tracks legislation, U.S. assistance, and recent congressional action. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:13

The document outlines various actions needed to acheive better oversight of emergency food aid and security assistance to Yemen.

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 13:07

Presidential memorandul authorizing a drawdown of up to $88.5 million of defense articles, defense services, and military education and training from the Department of Defense for the Government of Afghanistan. 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:34
Using the State Department’s request to Congress for a 2017 budget, The Washington Post compiled a comprehensive look at the U.S. foreign assistance budget.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 06:37
The former Israeli ambassador to the United States advised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to hold off from quickly signing a new memorandum of understanding on American defense aid to Israel, The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:30
Canadian firm CAE landed $113 million in contracts from the Untied Arab Emirates to design and develop a comprehensive Naval training center and to provide a suite of helicopter simulators and training devices to the UAE's Joint Aviation Command.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:27
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter held a closed-door session at the Pentagon Monday with new hard-line Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on a range of issues including Israel’s acquisition of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters.
Friday, June 17, 2016 - 06:29
Sikorsky announced it is teaming with Istanbul and Turkish Aerospace Industries to produce the T70 utility helicopter based on the S-70i Black Hawk. The agreement licenses Turkish Utility Helicopter Program contractor Turkish Aerospace Industries to build and deliver 109 T70s in the next decade, Sikorsky's parent company, Lockheed Martin, said in a statement.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 06:17
The State Department’s point man on Libya told lawmakers Wednesday the U.S. is playing a critical role in gathering support for the U.N.-backed unity government in Tripoli as it takes the fight to Islamic State forces operating in the country.