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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, August 14, 2013
A U.S. citizen and a foreign national were charged in federal court in Miami on Tuesday with providing financing and recruits to al Qaeda and other foreign terrorist organizations fighting in Syria and other places. Gufran Ahmed Kauser Mohammed, a 30-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen born in India, and Mohamed Hussein Said, a 25-year-old Kenyan, were arraigned on a 15-count indictment charging them with links to three U.S.-designated terrorist organizations that have operated in Iraq, Syria and Somalia.English
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Somalia
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Syria
India
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
The intended pullout of the NATO-led forces from Afghanistan starting in 2014 is “too hasty,” Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister said Wednesday adding that Russia will reinforce its military bases in Central Asia ahead of the withdrawal.English
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Russia
Afghanistan
Central Asia Regional
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Monday, August 5, 2013
How can Georgia both improve relations with Russia while remaining on the path to NATO membership? That's been the fundamental question for Georgia's new government, which has promised to pursue both those seemingly contradictory strategic goals.English
Thursday, July 25, 2013
The CIA has begun closing clandestine bases in Afghanistan, a region that transformed the agency from an intelligence service to a counter­terrorism force with its own prisons, paramilitary teams and armed Predator drones.English
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Afghanistan
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Pakistani Taliban commanders on Tuesday rejected suggestions they were sending fighters to Syria, saying some have gone there independently but the movement’s focus remained on Pakistan.English
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Pakistan
Syria
Afghanistan
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Saturday, July 13, 2013
Peace and stability in Central Asia region depends on development of the situation in Afghanistan, Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) believe, the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry reported.English
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Central Asia Regional
Afghanistan
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Saturday, July 13, 2013
At least two people were killed Saturday in an American drone strike in a northwestern tribal region of Pakistan, according to intelligence officials.English
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Pakistan
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Friday, July 12, 2013
Central Asian leaders see a growing regional threat from an increasingly independent Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU). They believe it is capable of infiltrating Central Asia, even if the Taliban remains focused on Afghanistan.English
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Central Asia Regional
Afghanistan
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Thursday, July 11, 2013
On the contrary, population considers Uzbekistan (24%), Afghanistan (22%) and the USA (7%) as countries that pose the greatest threat to Tajikistan.English
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Tajikistan
Uzbekistan
Afghanistan
Iran
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Incompetence and negligence allowed Osama Bin Laden to live in Pakistan undetected for almost a decade, a leaked government report suggests. English
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Pakistan
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Monday, July 8, 2013
President Obama is giving serious consideration to speeding up the withdrawal of United States forces from Afghanistan and to a “zero option” that would leave no American troops there after next year, according to American and European officials. English
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Afghanistan
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Sunday, July 7, 2013
Gen. Martin Dempsey touches on Egypt and Syria in an interview on CNN.English
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Egypt
Syria
Afghanistan
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Saturday, July 6, 2013
There are a range of international oil companies who have expressed an interest in helping to develop the consortium that will help build the Turkemnistan-Afganistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline.English
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Turkmenistan
Afghanistan
Pakistan
India
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Thousands of young people today have been training in militant training camps in Afghanistan, President of the Institute for Public Policy (IPP), former SCO Secretary General Muratbek Imanaliev said during the discussion of presentation of the research on regional cooperation in Central Asia with the participation of Afghanistan after 2014.English
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Kyrgyzstan
Afghanistan
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Sunday, December 2, 2012
According to the data mentioned in the report, the number of drone strikes conducted under Obama’s administration stands at 318, while the total number of strikes carried out since 2004 is 370.English
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Pakistan
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Saturday, October 27, 2012
Jaish al-Adl said the attack was in retaliation for an alleged Iranian "massacre" in Syria and the "cruel treatment" of Sunnis in Iran.English
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Iran
Pakistan
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