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4/5/20 | Blog
Researching U.S. Security Assistance & Arms Sales

An primer on how to use the Security Assistance Monitor's resources to research U.S. arms sales and security aid programs. 

3/30/20 | Fact Sheets
SPECIAL EDITION WEEKLY MONITOR: The Role of the Military in Responding to Covid-19

An Overview of the role of the Amred Forces in responding to Covid-19

3/15/20 | Fact Sheets
Security Assistance in Focus: Somalia's Danab Brigade

An overview of a FY2019 U.S. Buidning Partner Capacity military aid package to Somalia's "Lightening Brigade". 


Sam in the News

12/3/19 | News
Naval maneuvers from China, Iran and Russia
In this article, program & research associate Elias Yousif was quoted on recent joint military exercises between China, Iran, and Russia.
11/10/19 | News
Ron Johnson: Trump Advisers Had To ‘Convince’ President To Send Ukraine Aid
SAM's data is cited in this piece discussing the impeachment inquiry and the amount of security assistance Ukraine receives. Read More
10/25/19 | News
US Military Aid to Lebanon Continues Amid Protests
SAM's analysis is cited in this article discussing the Defense Department's decision to continue sending military aid to Lebanon as nationwide demonstrations continue. Read More

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05/22/18 | Event

The inaugural Forum on the Arms Trade annual conference, "Taking Aim: A Closer Look at the Global Arms Trade," is a half-day event that will take place at the Stimson Center on May 22, 2018. The conference will feature leading experts, journalists, and members of civil society and the government...

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