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Since September 11, the U.S. government has overseen a massive expansion in Pentagon-funded aid to foreign security forces, moving from $800 million in FY 2001 to more than $10.8 billion in FY 2015. However, a string of reports and articles over the past year have highlighted serious concerns with these efforts.

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Nov 1, 2016
This article was originally published on the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA)...
Sep 6, 2016
Introduction The debate over the recent U.S. offer to sell M1A2 Abrams battle tanks to Saudi Arabia...
Aug 1, 2016
Amnesty International’s new report entitled “Right Cause, Wrong Means: Human Rights Violated and...
Aug 1, 2016
Over the past year, the legacy and reputation of UN Peacekeeping missions across the African...
Jul 7, 2016
With cyber security among the topics to be discussed at the Warsaw Summit starting tomorrow, there...