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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 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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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday called on U.S. president-elect Donald Trump to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan.English
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Afghanistan
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Libyan media has obtained leaked audio recordings of what appears to be US pilots speaking with the control tower of an airbase controlled by Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar.English
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Libya
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
One year after Colombia's decision to halt the aerial fumigation of coca crops, eradication levels have plummeted at the same time that coca production continues to soar, a trend that is sure to strengthen the criminal groups involved in this illicit activity. English
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Colombia
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The president-elect has questioned whether the U.S. should be committed to the defense of countries that fail to spend enough on their militaries. He has suggested a softer stance against Russia and urged the 28 NATO allies to focus more on fighting terrorism.English
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Europe Regional
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Only the development of transparent, legitimate institutions accountable to the people of Pakistan can serve as a long-term bulwark against instability and extremism in the countries.English
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Pakistan
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
U.S. ambassadors to the European Union and NATO sought to reassure Washington's allies in Europe on Wednesday that close cooperation would continue following the election of Donald Trump as president.English
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Europe Regional
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Donald Trump's surprise election as U.S. president has Pakistanis wary that he may accelerate what they see as a shift in American policy to favor arch-foe India in the long rivalry between nuclear-armed neighbors, analysts said on Wednesday.English
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Pakistan
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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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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
The Army will begin fielding a more lethal version of the Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle to Europe in 2018, roughly three years after U.S. Army Europe issued an urgent request for more firepower for the Vilseck, Germany-based 2nd Cavalry Regiment.English
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Europe Regional
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Police in the north-eastern Nigerian state of Borno say they have deployed 100 female officers to camps for those who have fled Boko Haram's insurgency. The female officers will ensure the protection of women, said state police commissioner Damian Chukwu. English
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Nigeria
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