Civil-Military Relations

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 06:33
Armenians hold complex, at times contradictory views toward the Russian military base in their country, a new opinion poll has found.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 06:58
Call for top officers to face war crimes inquiry as report based on hundreds of interviews and leaked files alleges widespread abuses in campaign against Boko Haram
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 06:56
The Nigerian military, including nine senior commanders, should be investigated for their role in shooting, starving, suffocating and torturing thousands of people to death during the fight against Boko Haram.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 06:20
A fundraising campaign to help Cameroon's army battle Nigeria's feared Boko Haram fighters has brought in more than three million euros and hundreds of tonnes of food.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 06:41
Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) said he plans to “raise hell” on the House floor Tuesday about a report that found a defense contractor wasted $135 million in taxpayer dollars.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 06:08
The defense and intelligence communities have expertise and budgets that allow them to do incredible analytical work. NGOs and USAID often have the benefit of boots on the ground and better cultural understanding.
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 07:14
The Boko Haram insurgency, escalating since 2011, had exposed the deterioration of the Nigerian military’s capacity—a military once touted as the most capable in Africa. Problems in command and control and lack of accountability are among major challenges that Nigerian military is currently facing.
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 06:34
U.S. and Colombian authorities are investigating allegations that more than 50 children may have been sexually abused by U.S. military personnel or contractors from 2003-2007, even as questions about the veracity of those allegations began to surface.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 06:40

A By the Numbers Recap of recent happenings in Latin America

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 12:34

This post was compiled by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) Intern Alejandro Urruti Heath. It provides an overview of news related to civi-military relations in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Coasta Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela.