Security

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 05:54
The Afghan Local Police (ALP) began as a small U.S. experiment but grew into a significant part of Afghanistan’s security apparatus.
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 10:36

The House Committee on Homeland Security is holding a subcommittee hearing on the outer ring of border security and DHS's international security programs.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 08:14
The U.S. advisers say the progress they see every day working with the Afghan air force is rewarding. “The one thing that motivates me is seeing them succeed,” said Staff Sgt. David Rasmussen.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 06:32
"The enemies of our enemies are our friends," says Afghan historian Habibullah Rafa, speaking simply. "So Ukraine is our friend."
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 07:44
A Saudi defense official on Tuesday dismissed as "speculation" a media report that Saudi Arabia is seeking to acquire nuclear weapons from Pakistan amid growing fears of a nuclear-armed Iran. The Sunday Times of London reported that the Saudis had "taken the 'strategic decision' to acquire 'off-the-shelf' atomic weapons from Pakistan," citing unnamed senior American officials.
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 12:02
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations regarding global cybersecurity. 
 
Witnesses
Panel One
Mr. Christopher Painter
U.S. Department of State
 
Panel Two
Mr. James Andrew Lewis
Director And Senior Fellow, Strategic Technologies Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies
 
Professor Michael Greenberger
Founder And Director, University Of Maryland Center For Health And Homeland Security
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 07:31
Afghan and Pakistani leaders have agreed on closer defense and security cooperation, leading analysts to believe the neighbors are finally sharing a common view on achieving regional stability.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 07:17
For the time being, the new politico-Army arrangement seems to have engendered hope that religious extremism, sectarianism and terrorism will somehow be brought under control. However, this may prove to be a double-edged sword if civilian institutions and processes for countering terrorism fail to emerge stronger.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 06:56
The meeting was attended by deputies secretary general of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, permanent representatives and national coordinators for Afghanistan under the CSTO Foreign Ministers’ Council of member states of the organization. Topical issues related to the current situation and the prospective of stabilization of the military and political situation in Afghanistan were discussed during the meeting.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:39

Agenda:

CLOSED hearing to receive a briefing on the major threats facing Navy forces and the Navy’s current and projected capabilities to meet those threats in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program. 

Witnesses: 

Mr. Charles P. Werchado
Deputy Director Assessment Division (OPNAV N81) Department Of The Navy
Vice Admiral Joseph P. Aucoin, USN
Deputy Chief Of Naval Operations For Warfare Systems (OPNAV N9) Department Of The Navy

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