Military and Police Aid

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 06:22
Israel wants extensive US multiyear funding to field a multilayered system for detecting and destroying border-breaching tunnels — a mission defined by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon as “a top priority” for the nation’s defense establishment.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 06:08
President Obama will send American military advisers closer to the front lines of the conflict against the Islamic State in Iraq, part of a series of measures that will escalate the United States military campaign to defeat the extremist group.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:52
U.S. Special Operations forces have been quietly deployed around the world since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in an effort to shore up U.S. allies embroiled in their own conflicts.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:28
Senior British military officers are providing targeting training to Saudi forces, including for cruise missile attacks, despite the kingdom’s airstrikes on neighbouring Yemen provoking an international outcry over civilian casualties.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:25
President Francois Hollande said on Saturday that France would provide immediate additional military aid to Lebanon, and urged politicians to end a long-running crisis by electing a president as soon as possible.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:13
The Obama administration is preparing to broaden its military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria by increasing the number of Special Operations forces who advise Syrian rebels, and it is also considering the addition of Army attack helicopters to the fight against militants in Iraq.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:02
In recent years, U.S. forces have provided this kind of close operational support in a growing list of countries beyond the active battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, including Uganda, Mauritania, Kenya, Colombia, the Philippines and Tunisia.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 06:03
America and its coalition partners have begun arming the Kurdish peshmerga with heavy weapons such as armored personnel carriers, mortars and anti-tank weaponry to bolster their capability against the Islamic State.
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 07:36
Turkey is finally starting to get through to US lawmakers about its concerns with American support for the Syrian Kurds, with potential repercussions for the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS).
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 06:40
Russian media reports that Jordan is consulting with Moscow on buying a batch of Su-32s, a export derivative of Russia’s Su-34 Fullback fighter-bomber, which itself is an evolution of the Su-27 Flanker series of fighter aircraft.

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