Friday, May 8, 2015 - 05:29
A series of measures have been implemented in response to air safety concerns in Djibouti, where numerous errors in recent years by local air traffic controllers have put both military and civilian aircraft at risk, U.S. military and diplomatic officials said. Reforms include sharing best practices with Djiboutian civilian air traffic operators, establishing bilateral task forces and the addition of a special military-controlled radar to improve the situational awareness for military pilots taking off and landing at Djibouti’s Ambouli airport.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 06:13
Mexico has declared an all-out offensive against the relatively new drug cartel which shot down an army helicopter during a weekend of coordinated attacks across the western state of Jalisco which prompted fresh concerns over the latest escalation of the country’s drug wars.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 12:25

According to El Heraldo newspaper, the President of Honduras told U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) that the country’s military would continue to have a role in law enforcement, but would be pulled off the streets in “two to three years,” an overall strategy the senator seemed to support.

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 07:00
The skies above the U.S. military’s counterterrorism hub on the Horn of Africa have become chronically dangerous, with pilots forced to rely on local air-traffic controllers who fall asleep on the job, commit errors at astronomical rates and are hostile to Americans, documents show.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 07:08
The apparent reason for the new delivery from China is that Pakistan’s military aircraft industry cannot keep up with its air force’s demand for new planes amid an intensifying campaign against Taliban insurgents in the country.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 07:06
South Sudan tops the region with military spending as civil war has been raging on for the past 15 months, hurting other key sectors such as health, education and infrastructure, an independent report has revealed.
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 07:08
April 14 marked the first anniversary of the abduction of over 200 girls from a small school in a remote corner of Nigeria by a shadowy jihadi organisation, Boko Haram. In the last two years, jihadis have attacked several high-profile targets in the Horn of Africa and across North Africa and the Sahel. Jihad is now a pervasive presence in Africa.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:15

In Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America and the Caribbean, historically unequal power relations between men and women have been further exacerbated by a hyper-masculine security approach that relies on the armed forces and militarized policing to combat organized crime and drug trafficking.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 07:07
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today it has been awarded a contract worth over $2.0 billion to deliver the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to an undisclosed international customer.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 07:42
The U.S. military publicly insists its presence in Africa is negligible. Is that why they call it an American “battlefield” behind closed doors? However, last year it carried out 674 military operations in the region.