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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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Monday, February 6, 2017
Italian family accused of smuggling weapons to ISIS highlights concerns for links between mafia & terrorismEnglish
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Italy
Libya
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Monday, February 6, 2017
A US$51,852,276 firm-fixed-price contract has been awarded to L-3 Fuzing Ordnance Systems Inc. - See more at: http://www.rebuildingiraq.net/news/view/35156-L-3-Fuzing-Ordnance-Systems-Inc-Awarded-$US51-Million-Defense-Contract#sthash.3XAxq6qH.dpufEnglish
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Iraq
Afghanistan
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Foreign Military Sales
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Friday, February 3, 2017
The U.S.-led coalition is planning for the day when Iraq will be free of the Islamic State group, ramping up training of a future Mosul police force — even as the battle for the rest of the city is briefly on hold.English
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Iraq
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Thursday, February 2, 2017
Tokyo has secured cost cuts on support equipment for its next batch of six U.S. F-35 stealth fighter aircraft of around $100 million, according to sources and Japanese budget papers, on top of savings being finalized for all buyers of the high-tech jets.English
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Japan
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Thursday, February 2, 2017
Raytheon received a $202 million foreign military sales contract to provide engineering services for its Patriot weapon system.English
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Foreign Military Sales
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Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Kazakhstan's ministry of defense received its fourth Huey helicopter from the United States under the U.S. foreign military sales program.English
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Kazakhstan
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Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, January 30, 2017
On a snowy field in southwest Poland, U.S. tanks and troops gathered on Monday to defend against a resurgent Russia that President Trump wants to befriend. The troops — part of the largest U.S. deployment to Europe since the Cold War — plan to spread across Eastern Europe, fanning into the Baltic nations, digging in to Poland and also deploying to Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary. Major new commitments were made in July at a NATO summit in Warsaw by then-President Barack Obama, and at the time they seemed like a bipartisan expression of support for U.S. allies at a moment of heightened fear about Russia.English
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Europe Regional
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Monday, January 30, 2017
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Sallyport Global Holdings a $200 million contract modification to continue to manage the security and operation of Iraq’s Balad Air Base.English
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Iraq
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Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Government-to-government defence equipment sales to the United Kingdom should be brought under the country's single source procurement regulations regime, says the watchdog set up to monitor over charging by defence contractors.English
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United Kingdom
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Foreign Military Sales
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Raytheon has received a USD523 million contract to modernise six Patriot fire units to configuration 3+ for Kuwait.English
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Kuwait
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Thursday, January 26, 2017
The State Department is conducting a review of all foreign aid parceled out in the final two months of the Obama administration, including the controversial last-minute release of $220 million to Palestinians announced just hours before Donald Trump was sworn in as president.English
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Palestinian Territories
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Thursday, January 26, 2017
A powerful jihadist group has crushed a Free Syrian Army rebel faction in northwestern Syria, in an attack that threatens to deal a critical blow to the more moderate wing of the Syrian rebellion and derail new Russian-backed peace talks.English
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Syria
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Thursday, January 26, 2017
The Taliban has called on President Donald Trump to withdraw US forces from the "quagmire" of Afghanistan, saying nothing has been achieved in 15 years of war except bloodshed and destruction. English
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Afghanistan
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Saudi Arabia commissioned a new batch of U.S.-made F-15SA fighters during a ceremony commending the anniversary of the King Faisal Air Academy.English
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Saudi Arabia
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
The US Missile Defense Agency and Israel’s Missile Defense Organization successfully demonstrated the David’s Sling Weapons System in a series of tests at Yanat Sea Range in Israel, MDA said in a statement released Wednesday.English
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Israel
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Pakistan is unlikely to be a front-burner issue for President Trump, but it’s a country he’ll have to reckon with sooner rather than later. It is difficult to know what to expect from a Trump administration regarding a country that remains by any objective measure both a critical counterterrorism partner and a state supporter of terrorismEnglish
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Pakistan
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Germany is nearing a decision to replace its aging short-range air defense systems and help fill a gap that has caused concern among NATO members after Russia's annexation of Crimea, two sources familiar with the issue said.English
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Germany
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
The president of Honduras has announced that a reform commission designed to purge the country's police forces will continue its work until 2018. The commission began to operate in April 2016 after reports were published indicating that some high-ranking police officials had been involved in the planning and execution of the 2009 assassination of Honduras' drug czar.English
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Honduras
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Leaders of the Somali National Army met with international military and civilian officials to discuss the future of Somalia’s security at the 2017 SNA Symposium in downtown Mogadishu, Jan. 10.English
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Somalia
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Earlier this month, the Department of Defense (DOD) unveiled a new policy for assessing, monitoring and evaluating the assistance it provides to foreign militaries.English
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