Military and Police Aid

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Georgia’s Minister of Defence Tinatin Khidasheli, who is paying her one-week official visit to the United States (US), says a “fundamentally new era” starts for Georgian Armed Forces (GAF) due to the memorandum signed between Georgia and the US early this month. It is worth mentioning here that this visit of Khidasheli to the USA is her last visit as a Defence Minister as she is resigning in couple of days due to the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Members of the Combined Joint Task-Force Horn of Africa provide logistical and trainer support to the annual Eastern Accord 2016 command post exercise at the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Training Centre, in Dar es Salaam.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Soldiers from the United Kingdom, the United States, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan marked the official start of Steppe Eagle 16 with an opening ceremony held July 16, 2016, at the United Kingdom’s Stanford Training Area. Steppe Eagle, now in its 13th year, is an annual multinational training exercise, focused on peacekeeping and peace support operations.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Japan's foreign minister says his country will spend $120 million to strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in Africa.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to meet with U.S. commanders in the wake of a pledge by NATO allies to keep troop levels stable as they battle a resilient Taliban.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Hurried preparations are underway in Kigali on the 10th EAC Military Games, which will bring together military forces of 6 countries for a series of trainings and exercises.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
During Central Accord 2016, U.S. Army Africa put new military technology on display, incorporating it into joint military exercises and interoperability trainings.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Due to the involvement of Honduran security forces in the murder of Berta Cáceres, as well as a number of other documented human rights violations, the AFL-CIO is now calling for all U.S. aid to Honduran security forces to be suspended.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

Amnesty International’s new report entitled “Right Cause, Wrong Means: Human Rights Violated and Justice Denied in Cameroon’s Fight Against Boko Haram” poses serious questions about the U.S. government’s ongoing support for Cameroon’s elite Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR).

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The U.N. Security Council has authorized the deployment of a UN police force to Burundi to try to quell violence and human rights abuses in the country.

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