Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 08:13
SAM’s data on American counterterrorism aid to sub-Saharan Africa is used in this article about the U.S. scaling back aid to African military units fighting terrorism as it realigns its defense strategy to compete with more traditional threats from China and Russia.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 06:53
About 240 members of the Boko Haram militia and their families gave themselves up to the Nigerian army in neighboring Chad, the military’s Chief Public Information Officer Muhammad Dole said.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 07:18
India’s armed forces have embarked on a shopping spree for modern assault rifles, body armor and helmets, providing a potential boost to global arms suppliers.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 07:46
The Obama administration has told Congress it won’t complete approval for Bahrain to buy as many as 19 F-16 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin Corp. and upgrades for older ones for almost $4 billion until the Gulf ally demonstrates progress on human rights, according to people familiar with the issue.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
African Union presidents gathering in Rwanda this weekend will discuss how member states can fund peacekeeping operations on the continent. Western backers will still end up picking up most of the tab.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A new commander took control of the African Union force battling al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia as Uganda said it wants to withdraw its troops from the war-torn nation by the end of next year.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:41
Afghanistan’s government will seek an annual $5 billion of funding over the next five years from the U.S. and its allies at a North Atlantic Treaty Organization Summit this week to help finance its security forces.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:23
While the Obama administration has promised new arms sales to bolster Sunni Gulf allies against their Shiite rival Iran, the White House has yet to seek congressional approval for fighter jets requested by Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain as long ago as 2013.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:56
Brazil’s federal government has agreed to provide emergency funding to Rio de Janeiro state after the host of this year’s summer Olympics declared an emergency as it runs short of cash weeks before the start of the games, O Globo reported.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 06:47
Nigerian militants whose attacks on oil infrastructure have sent output plunging to its lowest level in 27 years said for the first time that they are considering peace talks, even as they threatened to rethink their policy of avoiding bloodshed.