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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 10, 2016
Kyrgyzstan’s parliament endorsed the composition of a tweaked cabinet on November 9 that will be backed by a new, slimmed-down coalition and led by an unchanged prime minister firmly allied to single-term President Almazbek Atambayev.English
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Kyrgyzstan
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Researchers from the Amnesty International visited several villages in the al-Shura and al-Qayyara sub-districts of Ninewa governorate, south-west and south of Mosul, and gathered evidence indicating that up to six people were extrajudicially executed in late October, apparently due to suspicions they had ties to the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (IS).English
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Iraq
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Pakistan has procured supplies from China for its nuclear and missile programs, according to a new report by experts at King’s College of London.English
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
The United States has killed 119 civilians in Iraq and Syria since it began military operations against the Islamic State there in 2014, military officials said Wednesday. In each case, the American military followed the proper procedures and it did not violate laws of armed conflict, officials said.English
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Syria
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
The Indian government this week has cleared the purchase of made-in-India military hardware including new military aircraft, unnamed aerial vehicles and tanks under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s so-called Make in India initiative, according to local media reports.English
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India
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi was the first Arab leader to call and congratulate US President-elect Donald Trump, and others throughout the region quickly followed suit, offering hopes of closer ties than those frayed by eight years of President Barack Obama.English
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Colombian authorities should ensure that generals and colonels against whom there is credible evidence of involvement in extrajudicial executions and other abuses are not elevated in rank during impending promotions, Human Rights Watch said today.English
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Colombia
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Saudi Arabia will reportedly order five Avante 2200 corvettes from Spain’s Navantia. The contract, which could be worth as much as $3.3 billion U.S., is expected to be signed in the coming days during King Philip VI’s official visit to Riyadh from November 12.English
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Saudi Arabia
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Aside from his common refrain of building a wall along the US-Mexico border, Trump rarely touched on topics concerning Latin America during his campaign. This has created a great deal of uncertainty about his position on a host of issues related to the region, and his foreign policy more generally. English
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Europe must start making its own decisions on confronting Russian aggression following the shock victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections, a European analyst has warned.English
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Europe Regional
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Government figures indicate a significant decrease in El Salvador's homicide rate this year, but the conflict between gangs and security forces appears to be intensifying.English
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El Salvador
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
NATO promised on Wednesday to defend all allies despite election victor Donald Trump's call to set conditions for U.S. help, as the alliance braced for a more impulsive leader some fear could withdraw funding to deter Russia.English
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Europe Regional
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
The Association for Media Development in South Sudan (AMDISS) said journalists have had to contend with frequent death threats, arbitrary arrests, assaults, detention and killings under President Salva Kiir's administration.English
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South Sudan
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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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