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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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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The Rwandan military has acquired ATMOS 2000 155 mm self-propelled howitzers from Israel’s Soltam, which were revealed for the first time during a live fire exercise attended by President Paul Kagame.English
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Rwanda
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Corruption is so endemic it has generated a vocabulary of its own. A new book, the Corrupcionario Mexicano, hopes to make people stop seeing it as normal.English
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Mexico
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The first batch of Kenyan troops who had served in a U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan arrived home on Wednesday, after Nairobi ordered them to withdraw in response to the sacking of the Kenyan commander of the UNMISS force.English
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Kenya
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Russia is a case in point. A year ago Turkey and Russia were on the brink of war over Syria. Today they are in a courtship that may include critical defense and procurement cooperation.English
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Turkey
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Nearly one year on from the start of a wave of protests that has left at least 800 people dead at the hands of security forces, the Ethiopian government must take concrete steps to address grave human rights concerns in the country, Amnesty International said today.English
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Ethiopia
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Yemen's Foreign Minister Abdul Malik al-Mikhlafi reiterated Tuesday his government's rejection of a UN peace plan suggested two weeks ago by the UN envoy, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.English
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Yemen
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s crackdown on media has gone into overdrive after two radio stations were taken off air and two representatives of a third one were arrested for broadcasting an interview with a member of the oppositionEnglish
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Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
A bloody summer of protest in Kashmir has been met with a ruthless response from Indian security forces, who fired hundreds of thousands of metal pellets into crowds of civilians, leaving hundreds blinded. English
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India
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Sudanese security organs are continuing to arrest many opposition leaders following protests against the government decision to raise fuel and electricity price.English
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Sudan
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s efforts to undermine Turkey’s judiciary, media and other independent institutions were well under way long before July’s failed military coup gave him a pretext to quicken his pace. Now the President appears to be targeting parliamentary democracy.English
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Turkey
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
El Salvador's three main gangs have reportedly joined forces to carry out strategic assassinations against public officials, which if true would mark a troubling development in the gangs' conflict with the state.English
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El Salvador
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
India's Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) on Monday approved a new policy regarding the blacklisting of defense companies charged with corruption. The agency also approved $12.61 billion worth of new homemade defense projects. English
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India
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez is considering running for re-election in next year’s presidential race, even though there’s a fierce debate over whether such a move would even be legal, stirring up old wounds of the 2009 coup and the ill-footed reasons Honduran elites and the U.S. State Department cooked up to justify it. English
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Honduras
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
India's Defence Ministry will agree on Monday to purchase 12 US-2 amphibious rescue aircraft from Japanese manufacturer ShinMaywa Industries worth $1.5 billion-$1.6 billion, the Nikkei news paper reported on Sunday. English
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India
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
U.S. officials are working to mitigate tensions between two U.S. allies in the nascent attempt to oust the Islamic State from its chief stronghold in Syria.English
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Syria
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Zhang Baoming, a senior officer with the Chinese special forces, said the troops from Pakistan and China held in-depth discussions on a joint counter-terrorism command system, reported China Radio International.English
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Pakistan
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Eight Turkish political prisoners were attacked by guards, some of them beaten unconscious, within hours of their transfer to a facility in Izmir on Aug. 4, the men wrote days later in a letter that rights groups say illustrates a new wave of abuse in Turkey’s crowded jails.English
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Turkey
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announces sales of $33.6 billion for Fiscal Year 2016. The total sales include $2.9 billion of Foreign Military Financing-funded cases; $5.0 billion in Building Partner Capacity-funded cases; and $25.7 billion funded by partner nations.English
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Global
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Turkey will speak with all interested parties, including Russia, over its plans to develop a long-range missile defence system, a top defence official said on Tuesday.English
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Turkey
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Turkey said Tuesday that Washington has promised that U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces will only be involved in encircling the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa and will not enter the city itself.English
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Syria
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