Military and Police Aid

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 06:27
The inclusion of a French Mistral-class amphibious assault ship and Rafale fighter jets are expected to enhance Egypt’s military strategic capabilities in the turmoil-stricken Middle East, Egyptian security and strategic experts say.
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:35
A U.S.-funded partnership between Jordan and Raytheon is entering the final phase of a nearly $100 million program to guard the Hashemite Kingdom against infiltrators from the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations operating beyond its border with Syria and Iraq.
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:28
After two years of cool relations between the U.S. and Egypt, the October terrorist attack on a Russian passenger plane over the Sinai Peninsula triggered a flurry of visits here by U.S. officials, who called for increased military aid to shore up President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, despite human rights concerns.
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:11
It is in Britain's interest to support the new national unity government in Libya, David Cameron has insisted, as he confirmed the Royal Navy is preparing to deploy another warship to the region.
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:09
The U.K. plans to deploy a navy warship to the Mediterranean to counter arms smuggling in Libya and a team to assist in training the country’s coast guard, Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday, in the latest sign of a step toward military involvement in the country.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 06:24
Amid three major terrorist attacks on Tunisia in 14 months, the United States in 2016 has tripled its military and security aid to the country. But it is essential to complement security aid with consistent, patient and smart help that supports Tunisian reformers — both in the government and civil society — who are working to build the political, social and economic inclusiveness that is the only basis for long-term stability.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:24
Pentagon officials say the U.S. is unlikely to deploy ground-level American combat advisers to support the Iraqi Army’s new operation to oust Islamic State militants from Fallujah. Yet the U.S. military will continue to provide airstrikes for the Iraqi troops moving into Fallujah.
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 06:16
Libyan diplomats are urging caution over an evolving U.S. plan to arm and train the country's militias again to battle the growing Islamic State threat, fearing a repeat of the abysmal Pentagon-led program that ended with only a few hundred trained fighters and U.S. weapons in the hands of Islamist militias in Libya.
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 06:13
The raw Sunni recruits in crisp camouflage uniforms, popping off rounds at the firing range at a U.S. training camp here, illustrate the dilemma for the United States as it seeks to form a strong military force to drive the Islamic State from its capital, Raqqah.
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 06:29
NATO agreed on Thursday to broaden its operations in the Mediterranean to help the European Union stop criminals trafficking refugees from North Africa but will not act until the fate of rescued migrants is cleared up.