Military and Police Aid

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:16
The United States is spending more money on more missions to send more elite U.S. forces to train alongside more foreign counterparts in more countries around the world, according to documents obtained by The Intercept via the Freedom of Information Act.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 06:49
China wants to have closer military ties with Syria, state media on Tuesday cited a senior Chinese officer as saying during a rare visit to the war-torn Middle Eastern country.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has received into service the last of 30 Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Lavi advanced jet trainer aircraft that were ordered in 2012, the service announced on 20 July.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S.-backed forces have now seized control of almost 70 percent of Manbij in northern Syria from Islamic State after making rapid advances over the past two days, a spokesman said on Sunday. Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) have pushed back the ultra hardline Sunni militants into the old quarter after seizing most of the western, eastern and southern sectors of the city.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

The United States and Israel have had a strong security relationship for decades, including billions of dollars in U.S. military aid. Most observers only consider the $3.1 billion in State Department's Foreign Military Financing program though. Often not included in figures on U.S. military aid to Israel is the Defense Department-funded military aid, which has included over $100 million per year since 2002 and peaked in 2014 at $729 million.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Obama’s most senior advisers convened last month to consider changes to the way the United States provides security aid to foreign nations, as a long-running struggle for control between the State and Defense departments intensifies.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Newly leaked data reveals deep flaws in the ways in which the United States vets foreign soldiers to receive training from U.S. instructors in more than 120 countries around the globe.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The United States has signed a deal with the Kurdish regional government in northern Iraq to provide the Kurds with further military and financial support in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:45
U.S.-backed fighters advanced further into the Islamic State-held city of Manbij in Syria on Thursday, as part of a campaign to drive the group from areas near the Turkish border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 06:42
Technology developers from the US and Israel have concluded an intensive missile defense war game simulating five full days of coordinated, multidirectional missile and rocket attacks on the Israeli homefront, officials from both countries announced Wednesday.