Civil-Military Relations

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 08:00
Residents welcome Iraqi soldiers as they liberate Mosul, but the trauma of life under the Islamic State still lingers.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 08:12
Soldiers, accused of abuses during renewed flare-up in Juba between government troops and rebels in July, now face death.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 06:57
Zambian police have arrested 133 people protesting against the re-election of President Edgar Lungu after his main opponent Hakainde Hichilema said the vote was rigged, a senior police officer said.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 06:39
Zar Mohammad Stanikzai remembers the promise made to him when he became a translator supporting the United States military in 2012: Help us, and we will keep you safe. Four years later, his fear of Taliban reprisals has made him a prisoner in his Afghan home, he said, and he is still waiting for the Americans to honor their commitment. Instead, Congress is bickering over the program meant to be his deliverance.
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 07:02
In the face of soaring street crime, the state government has deployed a security force of 85,000 in Rio de Janeiro, among them 23,000 soldiers who stand sentinel at busy intersections or cruise the streets in military jeeps, their weapons aimed menacingly at the sidewalk.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 06:13
Government soldiers and security forces in South Sudan executed civilians and gang-raped women and girls during and after ethnically-charged fighting last month in the capital Juba, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
El Salvador's Supreme Court on Wednesday declared as unconstitutional a 1993 law that prohibited the prosecution of crimes committed by the military and leftist guerillas during the Central American country's bloody civil war.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Just weeks ago, Commander Adem Huduti was inspecting Turkish troops on the Syrian border and being praised in the media for his role in the fight against Islamic State and Kurdish militants. Now, the head of Turkey's second army is in prison in Duzce, some 216 km (134 miles) east of Istanbul, the most senior serving general arrested for suspected involvement in a failed military coup.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In taking command of Joint Task Force Bravo, U.S. Army Col. Brian Hughes praised the forces' role in aiding Central American governments to combat the effects of natural disasters and transnational crimes.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Brazil announced on Tuesday that its armed forces would receive an additional $24 million to help meet security needs for the August Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, despite widespread austerity measures from the country’s unelected interim president Michel Temer.

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