Counternarcotics

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 11:57

Security Assistance Monitor published its first Country Profile analyzing U.S. security assistance to Yemen. South Sudanese rival factions signed a framework for future peace talks. Public demonstrations against corruption and insecurity continued across Mexico. The U.S. State Department welcomed the release of four Azerbaijani human rights activists. These stories and more in this weeks top security assistance news. 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 11:50

The Egyptian government denies carrying out airstrikes against militants in Libya, Mali has reportedly become the most dangerous country in the world for U.N. Peacekeepers, Mexican activists have threatened to bring the country to a standstll over the unsolved disappearance of dozens of students and the U.S. State Department urged the government of Azerbaijan to release human rights defenders held in pretrial detention. Read about these stories and more from this past week.

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 13:29

This week the United States provided Lebanon with key bomb detection equipment, Brazil and Russia negotiated anti-aircrafct technology sales, U.S. drone strikes took out the leader of al-Shabaab in Somalia, and NATO took steps for deeper engagement with Georgia.

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 06:36

This week the United States delivered military equipment to Tunisia, naval forces from around Latin America partook in the annual UNITAS exercises, U.S. forces led African counterparts in responding to medical threats, and in Central Eurasia Centcom's Anti-Drug program head visited Tajikistan.

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 14:24

This week, House Republicans pushed off voting for the U.S./Mexico border supplemental package, Congress debated increasing funding for vetted Syrian rebels, Nigeria reportedly purchased attack and transport helicopters and U.S. Central Command visited Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. . Read these highlights and more below.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 13:02

For the first time, the Department of Defense (DoD) released a biannual report to Congress on its spending for Section 1004 counter-drug assistance, a major program that supports foreign governments’ counternarcotic activities.  

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