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This section includes the latest news relating to U.S. security policy around the world. Updated daily, the news provided in this searchable database highlights the most relevant security developments from around the world. 

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Thursday, November 19, 2015
U.S. State Department Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) will sponsor a regional conference in Bishkek on “Radicalisation and violent extremism in Central Asia” from November 24-25, U.S. Embassy in Bishkek said. English
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Central Asia Regional
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International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Illegal coca cultivation is surging in Colombia, erasing one of the showcase achievements of U.S. counternarcotics policy and threatening to send a burst of cheap cocaine through the smuggling pipeline to the United States.English
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Colombia
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International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
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Wednesday, November 4, 2015
A recent interview with William Brownfield provides an insight into how the United States views the current state of drug trafficking in Colombia, and the potential future of its criminal landscape in the midst of political change.English
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Colombia
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International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
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Monday, October 19, 2015
In a setback for its multibillion-dollar effort to help Mexico fight its drug war, the U.S. State Department has decided that Mexico failed to reach some human rights goals, triggering a cutoff of millions of dollars in aid.English
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Mexico
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International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Could the United States defund counter-narcotics efforts in Peru, one of the world’s top producers of cocaine? English
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Peru
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International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The U.S. provided over $3.2 million to Tajikistan, supporting the programs related to border security, law enforcement, anti-drug activities, human trafficking, and justice sector development in the country, the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe reported on September 30. English
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Tajikistan
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International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
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Friday, June 27, 2014
Overlooked is the fact that Bolivia’s success has come on its own terms – not Washington’s – and with vital cooperation from many of the country’s small coca farmers.English
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Bolivia
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International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
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Friday, June 13, 2014
Although the number of homicides in Puerto Rico has fallen over the past three years, drug trafficking is responsible for 70 percent of the murders committed on the island.English
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Puerto Rico
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International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
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