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U.S. involvement with the Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen is increasingly concerning as human rights organizations question the coalition's adherence to international law.

More than five years into the Obama Administration's major overhaul of the U.S. arms export control system, what are some of the key questions and concerns that have emerged? This question and answer fact sheet provides an overview of the U.S. Export Control Reform Initiative and highlights some of the potential concerns.

The President requested significant changes in U.S. peacekeeping aid to Africa for FY 2017, but which countries are affected the most.

Security Assistance Monitor has created a tip sheet for media professionals seeking to use our database and analysis in articles and stories. This sheet explains how to effectively search for information, and provides examples of questions that can be answered on our site.

The United States invests over $15 billion in foreign military and police aid every year, but what are the risks when such aid accounts for a large percentage of foreign national defense budgets? The following image depicts the top ten countries most reliant on U.S. military aid in 2015 and some of the risks associated with such practices.

Security Assistance Monitor just launched its new 'Just the Facts' newsletter which focused on U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia.