Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 06:39
On Tuesday, the Senate voted on a new, $5 billion slimmer version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that just breezed through the House. With its passage, the Pentagon’s foreign military aid budget will rise for yet another year.
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 07:07
Labeled as “a citizen’s guide to U.S. security and defense assistance,” the Security Assistance Monitor (SAM) is an interactive database of U.S. security and defense programs worldwide that enables decision-makers and the public access to and an understanding of the information needed to oversee security spending.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 08:15

From extremist attacks against civilians in Afghanistan to police abuse of Muslim community members in Kenya, people struggle every day with security threats that violate other basic human rights and inhibit development. Security assistance—the aid, arms, and training provided to other countries’ militaries and police forces—can be a helpful tool to foster stability.