Resources - Policy Statements

NGOs and Academia

Below are key statements from non-novernmental or academic analyses related to the U.S. defense and security assistance to the rest of the world. 

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
As they travel through Mexico, migrants are abused by organized crime syndicates, government officials and opportunistic criminals.English
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Central America Regional
Mexico
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Without compensation or consultation, many poor people are being kicked off their land to make way for huge sugar plantations.English
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Brazil
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Desde el dia 17 de octubre se viene presentando un operativo militar de la brigada XVII, Batallon Voltigeros en las veredas La Linda, Cristalina y Miramar caracterizado por una serie de anormalidades que violan los derechos fundamentales.Spanish
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Colombia
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Monday, October 28, 2013
The new information was discovered by the non-governmental National Security Archive among a set of declassified briefing papers prepared for Janet Napolitano, then secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.English
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Mexico
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Friday, October 25, 2013
Testimony of Corinna Gilfillan, Director of U.S. Office Global Witness, before the House Subcommittee on African Affairs.
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Sub-Saharan Africa Regional
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
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Friday, October 25, 2013
Testimony of Mohammed Amin Adam, Executive Director, African Center for Energy Policy, Before the House Subcommittee on Africa Affairs.English
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Sub-Saharan Africa Regional
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Monday, October 21, 2013
Statement by Dr. Christopher Fomunyoh, Senior Associate and Regional Director for Central and West Africa, NDI, before the Senate Subcommittee on African Affairs.English
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Mali
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Monday, October 21, 2013
Statement by Corinne Dufka, Senior Researcher, Human Rights Watch, Before the Senate Subcommittee on African Affairs.English
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Mali
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Monday, October 21, 2013
Statement by Nii Akuetteh, Independent Policy Analyst, before the Senate Subcommittee on African Affairs. English
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Mali
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Monday, October 21, 2013
Testimony of John Prendergast, Co-Founder, The Enough Project, before the Senate Subcommittee on African AffairsEnglish
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Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
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Monday, October 21, 2013
Statement by Mvemba Dizolele, Strategy and Advocacy Fellow, Eastern Congo Initiative, before the Senate Subcommittee on African AffairsEnglish
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Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
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Monday, October 21, 2013
Statement by Ferdinand Muhigirwa, Centre d'Etudes l'Action Sociale in Kinshasa, before the Senate Subcommittee on African Affairs.English
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Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
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Friday, October 18, 2013
Prepared Statement of Rudolph Atallah, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, before the House Subcommittee on Africa.English
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Sub-Saharan Africa Regional
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Friday, October 18, 2013
Testimony by Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, Partner, Schaffer Global Group, before the House Subcommittee on Africa.English
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Mali
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Thursday, October 17, 2013
While average Venezuelans do not seem to think police corruption or inefficiency are major causes of crime, they do seem to believe that a professional police force and improved judicial and penal system could reduce crime.English
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Venezuela
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
This report considers how citizen security interventions have been operationalised across Latin America. It presents findings from a database that assembles more than 1,300 citizen security interventions across the region since the late 1990s.English
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
This Strategic Paper offers an overview of the scope and scale of organized crime in Latin America and Brazil more specifically. It critically reviews Brazil's normative and institutional responses.English
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Brazil
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Testimony by Obang O. Metho, Executive Director, Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia, before the U.S. House of Reprsentatives Committee on Foreign AffairsEnglish
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Ethiopia
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Brett Lovegrove testifies in front of the House Committee on Homeland Security with respect to how the United Kingdom is currently responding to returning individuals who appear to have undergone training abroad in order to inflict harm on UK communities and also details the preparations that have been put in place that are designed to protect so called ‘softer’ targets from attack.English
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United Kingdom
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Prepared Statement of Abdi Aynte, Executive Director, Heritage Institute for Policy Studies (Mogadishu, Somalia) before the Subcommittee on African Affairs. English
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Somalia
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