Civil-Military Relations

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 05:55
Nigeria's military is currently in a state of distress. In order to tackle threats from Boko Haram and the Niger Delta Avengers, President Buhari and his government must undertake several key reforms to repair the military and its image.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:20
Since May 10, dozens of civil engineers and structural craftsmen based at the Robins Air Force Base in the U.S. state of Georgia have been working on important renovations at Yerevan Elderly Institute #1, improving the safety and conditions of 12 residential suites and the common area of the institute.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 05:52
The appearance of new and recycled armed groups whose motives are as questionable as their video-making credentials is the latest manifestation of Michoacán's continued decent into nebulous criminal-vigilante territory.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 06:18
Security forces in Eritrea's capital Asmara have killed several young conscripts who tried to escape the convoy they were travelling in, according to opposition media outlets.
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 07:09
The U.S. military is paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to wounded survivors and relatives of the 42 Afghans killed when an American AC-130 gunship attacked a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, which says the “sorry money” doesn’t compensate for the loss of life.
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 05:54
A Southern African Development Community (SADC) commission of inquiry into Lesotho has recommended that controversial army commander Tlali Kennedy Kamoli be fired as part of efforts to restore stability in the troubled kingdom.
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 06:46
Niger's president said Thursday that his government had foiled a coup attempt, three months before elections in his country, a U.S. ally against terrorism in the Sahara.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 06:25
The State Department urged the Nigerian government on Wednesday to investigate reports of a large number of deaths over the weekend in clashes between the military and a Shiite Muslim sect.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 07:14
Human rights advocates and the United States called for an investigation following the Nigerian army's raid on a Shiite sect in which hundreds of people were reportedly killed.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 06:54
Representatives of a Shiite Muslim sect in northwestern Nigeria said on Tuesday that hundreds of its members were killed by the military in a massacre over the weekend.