U.S. Policy

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 09:02
But it seems they may be losing out in the giveaway to their neighbors to the south: Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 08:56
The Pakistani armed forces have already been supplied with 22 MRAPs — 20 MaxxPro’s along with two “haulers” to move them if damaged — under a now-canceled State Department program known as the Pakistan Counterinsurgency Capability Fund.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 07:23
Through Kazakhstan’s renunciation of its nuclear arsenal – the fourth largest in the world at the time – this new member of the community of nations earned respect from around the world for its commitment to strengthening global security and respect for international norms.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 07:15
The United States encourages the presidential candidates, their supporters, and election officials to abide by the laws and regulations governing the elections. By committing to an inclusive, fair, and transparent process, Afghanistan’s leaders will contribute to an outcome that is broadly accepted by Afghans and that strengthens the unity of the country and its democratic future.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 15:16

As such, it is still unclear how much Afghanistan’s neighbors can benefit from the United States’ Excess Defense Articles program. 

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 08:17
Most recently, the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad issued a release noting that final determinations of EDA have yet to be made, and that if approved, EDA "is likely to be sourced from U.S. stock outside Afghanistan."
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 06:35
"We have not and do not intend to transfer this equipment to the governments neighboring Afghanistan."
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 08:45
On March 24, U.S. Senator Dan Coats, a Republican from the state of Indiana, introduced an amendment to the Ukrainian aid bill that would levy sanctions on Rosoboronexport.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 08:40
The Treasury said Rozi smuggles narcotics across the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border and with the receipts has invested heavily in real estate, businesses and orchards in Kunduz province.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 08:12
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited multiple Air Force units at five bases in Afghanistan, March 19-22. This is her first official visit outside the United States since being appointed in December 2013.