Security

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 05:20
Today, Colombia’s peace process is at a pivotal stage. When Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visits Washington this week, President Obama and I will commend him for bringing his country closer than ever before to ending the war. We will discuss the tough issues that remain to be resolved at the negotiating table.
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 05:25
With about 500,000 people expected to visit Brazil for the Olympics here this year, researchers are scrambling to figure how much of a risk the Games might pose in spreading the Zika virus around the world.
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 07:10
After spending more than $33 million on a widely discredited election in Haiti, the United States has been pressing the country’s leaders to go ahead with a presidential runoff election this Sunday, despite a growing chorus of warnings that the vote could lead to an explosion of violence.
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 10:53

This hearing will allow both government and industry witnesses to address the impact of the Wassenaar Arrangement which was recently amended to propose export controls for cybersecurity products. 

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 08:13
Despite U.S. aid, El Salvador on track for world’s highest murder rate.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 08:35
Some 157 human rights activists were killed or died in detention in 25 countries last year, according to the advocacy group Front Line Defenders.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 07:54
With more than 6,600 homicides last year in a population of 6 million, El Salvador has surpassed its violent neighbors and seized the unfortunate title of the hemisphere’s murder capital.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 07:18
Brazil, Colombia, and Peru have agreed to exchange military technology and collaborate on developing a patrol ship to protect the countries' shared Amazon region against drug traffickers and other criminal threats.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 07:15
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development every year compiles data from its member states about their foreign aid spending. Here are some other big takeaways from the report.
Monday, December 21, 2015 - 07:45
Senate Democratic leaders said that if not for their decision to stonewall the defense appropriations process for months, Congress never would have reached a full federal budget deal.

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