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Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 07:50
The State Department is conducting a review of all foreign aid parceled out in the final two months of the Obama administration, including the controversial last-minute release of $220 million to Palestinians announced just hours before Donald Trump was sworn in as president.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 07:20
The US State Department has approved the sale of nearly $1.8 billion in arms sales and support to four foreign countries, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and Kenya. If approved by Congress, about half of those sales will be managed by the Redstone Arsenal-based US Army Security Assistance Command.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 07:16
Earlier this month, the Department of Defense (DOD) unveiled a new policy for assessing, monitoring and evaluating the assistance it provides to foreign militaries.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 07:12
Leaders of the Somali National Army met with international military and civilian officials to discuss the future of Somalia’s security at the 2017 SNA Symposium in downtown Mogadishu, Jan. 10.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 07:01
The president of Honduras has announced that a reform commission designed to purge the country's police forces will continue its work until 2018. The commission began to operate in April 2016 after reports were published indicating that some high-ranking police officials had been involved in the planning and execution of the 2009 assassination of Honduras' drug czar.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 06:59
Germany is nearing a decision to replace its aging short-range air defense systems and help fill a gap that has caused concern among NATO members after Russia's annexation of Crimea, two sources familiar with the issue said.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 13:16
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi, White House officials and Egyptian state media said, in the first conversation between the two since Mr. Trump took office.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 13:11
efense advocates have been hopeful that President Donald Trump’s election will mean big boosts in military spending in years to come, but on Monday prominent analysts said those thoughts may just be dreams.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 13:07
Major General Stephen Farmen commands the US Army Security Assistance Command, which manages more than $170 billion in foreign military sales and support. In 2016 the command had more than $14 billion in new business and anticipates more than $16 billion in 2017. But as General Farmen said "its not about the dollars, it's about the effects."
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 09:08
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is beginning work on a new multiyear modernization road map that takes into account an influx of $38 billion in US-promised grant aid from 2019 through 2028, the military’s top planner said on Monday.

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