Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 08:31
As time is passing countries with small military contingents but with active involvement in international operations become more tempered and specialized in various fields, such as medical support, logistics, airlift, special units and so on.
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 07:02
Military and military-technical cooperation between the two countries will be discussed at the meeting in accordance with Azerbaijan-Pakistan bilateral cooperation plan.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:44
Given these countries’ systemic lack of training, maintenance, and standardization, dating back to the Soviet era, DoD has provided modernized CN equipment, training, and facility investments.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:37
DEA will continue to facilitate the integration of Afghanistan into the broader, regional effort to reduce heroin trafficking.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:33
According to the UN World Drug Report, Afghan opium fuels a global trade in heroin that generates over $60 billion total in profits for corrupt officials, drug traffickers, organized criminal groups, and insurgents.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:13

While State Department officials were in Tajikistan this week to discuss law enforcement and border security cooperation with the country’s Drug Control Agency, the Department’s top counternarcotics official admitted in a Congressional hearing that the Central Asian states have not always met the United States’ desired level of collaboration on this issue. Below is a roundup of these stories and some of the other top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week:

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 10:29

This Subocmmittee Hearing examined the United States' efforts to mitigate the counternarcotics threat in Afghanistan. The hearing also addressed U.S. cooperation with Afghanistan's neighbors on this issue. 

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 12:53

In mid January the United States Congress passed the FY2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act, an Omnibus bill that appropriates funds for all government departments, including the Departments of State and Defense. The last time Congress passed a comprehensive Omnibus bill was the FY2012 Consolidated Appropriations Act. A close look at both bills can provide useful insights into U.S.

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:09
The center was established as a replacement for the Manas Transit Center in Kyrgyzstan, which is slated to close in July.