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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, October 5, 2016
US foreign military sales dropped by around $10 billion in 2016, but the Pentagon’s top weapon sales official isn’t concerned that interest is waning globally. English
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016
American helicopters provided air support to Afghan troops on the ground in the wake of the multipronged attack on Kunduz launched by the Taliban this week.English
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Afghanistan
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Worried about increasingly close U.S.-India defense ties, Pakistan will conduct joint military exercises with Russia and begin buying arms from Moscow for the first time in decades, a key Pakistani lawmaker and aide to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Tuesday.English
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Pakistan
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016
India is trying to hasten a deal with the United States to buy Predator drone aircraft for military surveillance.English
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India
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Afghan forces regained control of most of the northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday amid sporadic fighting, officials said, as questions arose over how Taliban militants once again managed to penetrate the city's defenses.English
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Afghanistan
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Dassault Aviation and Reliance Group declared Monday a joint venture to form the largest-ever defense-industrial partnership so far announced in India. The announcement of Dassault Reliance Aerospace comes less than two weeks from when India and France signed a deal for the procurement of 36 Rafale fighters for the Indian Air Force.English
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India
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Pakistan and India traded fresh accusations of cross-border fire in Kashmir on Tuesday, a day after top officials discussed ways of de-escalating tensions over the disputed Himalayan region.English
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India
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Monday, October 3, 2016
Taliban insurgents on Monday once again entered a central part of the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, an important provincial capital that they briefly overran last year and have kept besieged since. English
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Afghanistan
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Monday, October 3, 2016
There is no consensus among the people and politicians in Afghanistan on how to deal with the Taliban. Views range between the two extremes of calling the Taliban "brothers" to seeing them as "terrorists" and "Pakistani mercenaries".English
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Afghanistan
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Monday, October 3, 2016
At least six militants have attacked an Indian army camp in north Kashmir, killing one border guard and wounding another, two weeks after a similar attack killed 19 Indian soldiers and ratcheted up tensions between India and Pakistan.English
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India
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Friday, September 30, 2016
While the revised version is similar in content to the original draft presented to governments last month, it contains nine noticeable additions and four rewrites of existing text. English
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Global
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Friday, September 30, 2016
An international conference is expected to pledge over $3 billion a year in development support for Afghanistan next week but funds will be dependent on reforms and countering corruption, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.English
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Afghanistan
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Friday, September 30, 2016
Beyond Thursday's raid by Indian special forces into Pakistan's side of divided Kashmir, New Delhi is considering new economic and diplomatic measures to bring pressure to bear on its neighbor, Indian officials said.English
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India
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Thursday, September 29, 2016
Security forces in Bangladesh are deliberately shooting members and supporters of opposition parties in the leg, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Thursday that compared the acts to "kneecappings" once meted out by the Irish Republican Army.English
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Bangladesh
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Thursday, September 29, 2016
India announced on Thursday that it had carried out early morning “surgical strikes” on Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, targeting bases and causing “significant casualties to terrorists” who it said were planning attacks on Indian territory.English
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India
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Thursday, September 29, 2016
Two Pakistani soldiers have been killed in the contested territory of Kashmir after India launched what it described as “surgical strikes” against “terrorists … waiting to infiltrate the nation”.English
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Pakistan
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Simmering anger over India's crackdown on 10 weeks of protests in Kashmir risks drawing more young people to radical rebellion, demonstrators and security officials warn, as the sense of despair and alienation from New Delhi deepens.English
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India
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
For more than two decades, combat aircraft flown by the U.S. and its European allies have pretty much owned the sky. Now, Russia and China are spending lavishly on new weapons that could challenge that superiority, spurring a new arms race.English
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
U.S. and Indian troops are wrapping up counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism training this month in Uttarakhand, an Indian state that borders Chinese-occupied Tibet. The 22-day exercise at the Chaubattia Military Station aims to hone the soldiers’ ability to plan and conduct missions together. English
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India
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Monday, September 26, 2016
Boeing, the US aerospace and defence manufacturer has been contracted by the US department of defence for producing all-weather, anti-ship Harpoon missiles for India under the foreign military sales program.English
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India
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