Security

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 10:53

This hearing will allow both government and industry witnesses to address the impact of the Wassenaar Arrangement which was recently amended to propose export controls for cybersecurity products. 

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 07:15
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development every year compiles data from its member states about their foreign aid spending. Here are some other big takeaways from the report.
Monday, December 21, 2015 - 07:45
Senate Democratic leaders said that if not for their decision to stonewall the defense appropriations process for months, Congress never would have reached a full federal budget deal.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:25
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while attending the 14th Heads of Government Council meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in China on Tuesday reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to counter-terrorism and combating crime.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 08:04
The State Department’s Directorate for Defense Trade Controls has proposed a rule change that could loosen oversight of private security companies and exacerbate the problems we’ve seen with them.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 05:33
Local Afghan police are poorly supplied and often asked to perform duties outside their mission, undercutting the effectiveness of the units created in 2010 to help bring security to rural people, U.S. investigators reported on Monday.
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 06:31
President Barack Obama held a 90-minute meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday, focusing primarily on regional security concerns, with both leaders calling for stronger cooperation between their two countries.
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 07:11
Russia and its allies will have to step up their military activity in the border regions near Afghanistan to prevent militants fanning out from the conflict there to Central Asia and possibly to Syria, President Vladimir V. Putin and senior Russian officials said on Friday, Russian news agencies reported.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 07:25
Russia, alarmed by increased activity by Islamist insurgents near its borders with Central Asia, may act to re-establish its control over Tajikistan's border with Afghanistan, a senior Russian defense official said on Thursday.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 07:21
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom, will visit Tajikistan on Tuesday, reports the Foreign Ministry of the country.

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