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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, October 27, 2016
In the likely event of a Hillary Clinton win, her administration will no longer be able to count on New Delhi displaying what is known as strategic restraint; Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dramatically altered the traditional Pakistan doctrine with several high-risk firsts. English
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India
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Thursday, October 27, 2016
A mentally ill man in Pakistan is set to be executed in a sentencing deemed "appalling" by human rights experts, saying that Mr Ali's execution would be a breach of "Pakistani and international law and an indelible stain on Pakistan's reputation".English
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
It may be a forgotten atrocity in a forgotten war, but now, 5½ years later, the burning of the village of Tarmetla, in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, by Indian security forces is finally getting some of the recognition it deserves.English
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India
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Monday, October 24, 2016
Thales’ share of an Indian order for 36 Dassault Aviation Rafale fighter jets boosted the order book by €1.1 billion (US $1.2 billion), marking a 24 percent rise in the first nine months from a year ago, the defense electronics company reported. English
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India
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Monday, October 24, 2016
More than 700 U.S. airstrikes have been carried out this year against the militants, twice as many as last year, as Afghan soldiers and police have struggled to contain a perpetual insurgency. English
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Afghanistan
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Monday, October 24, 2016
India has kick-started a race to supply fighter jets for its air force in what could be among the world’s most lucrative military aerospace contracts, with international defence companies lining up to pitch for as much as $10bn worth of business.English
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India
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Friday, October 21, 2016
NATO forces have begun a new program to train Afghan soldiers to pinpoint ground targets for aircraft flying overhead, hoping that it will help stem militant advances in recent months and reverse a sharp rise in civilian casualties. English
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Afghanistan
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Friday, October 21, 2016
The U.S. Air Force is turning obsolete F-16 Fighting Falcons into drones used for target practice, a longstanding tradition as older planes age out. The drones will also be sold abroad under the Foreign Military Sales program, the Pentagon's clearinghouse for sales to foreign countries.English
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Global
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Friday, October 21, 2016
India's Defence Acquisition Council, headed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, has cleared the purchase from the US of 145 M777 ultralight howitzers through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) route. English
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India
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Friday, October 21, 2016
Taliban officials and the Afghan government have held new secret talks in Qatar aimed at restarting peace negotiations to end the country's long war, three officials say, though questions remain over which faction of the insurgency is doing the talking.English
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Afghanistan
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Thursday, October 20, 2016
The defense agreement made between India and Russia on Saturday is being viewed by some analysts as a resurrection of a strategic partnership between the two countries following a four-year gap in defense ties. English
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India
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Thursday, October 20, 2016
The first-ever defense deal between India and Japan is back on track after two years as Japan has offered a price concession for the purchase of 12 US-2 amphibious aircraft for the Indian Navy, according to an official with the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD). English
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India
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Thursday, October 20, 2016
A gunman, reportedly in an Afghan army uniform, shot dead two American advisers and wounded three on Wednesday near a base outside the Afghan capital before being killed himself, officials said. English
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Afghanistan
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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Using the State Department’s request to Congress for a 2017 budget, The Washington Post compiled a comprehensive look at the U.S. foreign assistance budget. English
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Global
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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
In the time remaining before the next president takes over, the Obama administration will neither press India hard on Kashmir nor Pakistan hard on terrorism.English
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India
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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
In an October 19 statement, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid rejected any reports of talks or meetings with the Afghan government, saying, "Our stance about the negotiations has not changed."English
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Afghanistan
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Casualties caused by pro-government forces rose 42 percent compared to last year, with 623 deaths and 1,274 injured, UN investigators reported. That includes a spike of 72 percent in casualties from air strikes by the Afghan air force and its international allies.English
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Afghanistan
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
The Taliban and representatives of the Afghan government have restarted secret talks in the Gulf state of Qatar, senior sources within the insurgency and the Kabul government have told the Guardian.English
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Afghanistan
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Monday, October 17, 2016
India and Russia announced defense and energy deals Saturday as the two countries sought to renew their decades-old bond after a recent drift in their ties. The announcement came at a time when New Delhi is forging closer defense ties with the U.S. and Moscow has taken steps to build relations with India’s rival neighbor Pakistan. English
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India
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Monday, October 17, 2016
India and Russia are to announce a joint venture agreement to produce the Ka-226T light utility helicopter on Oct. 15, the first day of this weekend's meeting in Goa, India, of the association of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known as BRICS. English
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