Politics and Security

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 05:33
Russia announced this week that it has formally cut off the transit of NATO military cargo through Russian territory.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 05:20
A $36 million command and control center planned for Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan as part of the 2011 U.S. troop surge was built even though multiple officials had warned it was unneeded.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 05:15
A three-day, closed-door conference attended by eight top NATO air defense commanders and senior staff ended Thursday in Israel where thoughts and experiences vis-a-vis the challenges and opportunities of their common mission were exchanged amongst the attendees.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 06:13
The European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) is not a doomed concept, but rather a determined commitment.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 05:32
The FY16 budget demonstrates a welcome effort to regularize U.S. assistance mechanisms rather than continuing to rely on ad hoc and reactive funding instruments.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 08:16
Not only is no one being held responsible for the decision to construct a huge building in Afghanistan that was never used, the Pentagon says it would do the same thing all over again.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 07:51
Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery has warned Parliament against reducing the budgetary allocation to the Ministry of Interior, warning that this will jeopardise the fight against terror.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 07:15
Since 9/11, the United States has lavished Pakistan with nearly USD 8 billion in security assistance, USD 11 billion in economic assistance, and USD 13 billion in the lucrative programme known as Coalition Support Funds (CSF).
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 07:04
The Russian government has decided to abolish the transit of military cargoes to Afghanistan via its territory.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 06:59
The state-owned oil company of Azerbaijan secretly funded an all-expenses-paid trip to a conference in Baku, on the Caspian Sea, in 2013 for 10 members of Congress and 32 staff members.