security assistance

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 06:31
In accordance with provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017, this GAO report reviews weapon systems and equipment funded by the Defense (DOD) and State Departments for the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police—collectively known as the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF). Since fiscal year 2002, more than $76 billion has been appropriated or allocated for various DOD and State programs to support Afghan security, and DOD has disbursed almost $18 billion for equipment and transportation.
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:29
This article discusses a new study that states that the U.S.-backed Afghan government could compel the Taliban to pursue peace once they regain control of at least 80% of Afghan districts.
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:31
This blog discusses why Kabul and Washington must rethink their current strategy and address inherent problems in their approach to building the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces.
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.

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