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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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
La clasificacion se hace con base en dos variables: presencia de conflicto e intensidad, generando las siguientes siete categorias.Spanish
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Colombia
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Perhaps an important goal of law enforcement should be to make "good criminals". English
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
On 13 April 2014, two years and one day after the coup that prevented the victory of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) in the presidential election of March-April 2012, after a series of postponements and crises, Guinea-Bissau will finally hold its elections.English
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Guinea-Bissau
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Monday, April 7, 2014
The 376th Expeditionary Medical Group here inactivated during a ceremony April 5, 2014, ending another era of providing world-class care to troops transitioning through Kyrgyzstan. English
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Kyrgyzstan
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Monday, April 7, 2014
"I was very impressed with the co-operation between government structures and civil society, which is critical to victim protection and to the prevention of trafficking," she said.English
Monday, April 7, 2014
Twenty officers from the Main Directorate of Tajik Border Troops completed today a regular five-week training course on patrolling and leadership, which was held as part of the OSCE Office’s patrol programming and leadership project.English
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Tajikistan
Monday, April 7, 2014
It is important that any allegation of electoral irregularities should be addressed through the established institutional mechanisms.English
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Afghanistan
Friday, April 4, 2014
In the Americas, legislators in a dozen countries have gutted pretrial reforms since 2000, bringing the majority into conflict with international lawEnglish
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Friday, April 4, 2014
The issue is an important one because the development agency's workers in repressive countries are often accused of working for the C.I.A.English
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Cuba
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Friday, April 4, 2014
The undersigned organisations are deeply concerned by recent developments that have taken place regarding the Protection Mechanism for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) and Journalists in MexicEnglish
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Mexico
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Immediately following application of patrolling skills around the perimeter of the training area, the next class focused on entry and vehicle-control points, which included vehicle and personnel searches, and escalation-of-force procedures. English
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Morocco
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Thursday, April 3, 2014
“One major factor that makes landmine detection in Egypt extremely complex is the terrain and the fact that over the years moving sands have buried many of them at great depths, rendering conventional detection methods ineffective,” says Dr Eyup Turmus, NATO Science Advisor.English
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Egypt
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
“At this time, it is more important than ever to stress that the breach of territorial integrity and sovereignty is unacceptable. That nations have the right to make their own free choices. And that those choices should be respected by all”, the Secretary General said. English
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Georgia
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The participants particularly focused on areas relating to different aspects of security, such as conflict prevention, the OSCE’s programmes dealing with Violent Extremism and Radicalization that lead to Terrorism (VERLT), freedom of belief and anti-terrorism.English
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Tajikistan
Europe Regional
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Last Friday marked the closing ceremony of this year’s Combined Endeavor Main Planning Conference. The event was hosted in Sofia, Bulgaria, by the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense and U.S. European Command. English
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Armenia
Azerbaijan
Georgia
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The current shipment, valued at $311,834, will be provided to residents of 107 local institutions, including the Muruvvat and Sahovat homes, and specialized treatment facilities across Uzbekistan. English
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Uzbekistan
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Today, NATO Foreign Ministers met with their counterparts from the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI): Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. This was the first meeting at the level of Foreign Ministers with the ICI countries, since the official launch of this initiative at the NATO Summit in Istanbul in June 2004. English
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Bahrain
Qatar
Kuwait
United Arab Emirates
Afghanistan
Libya
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
“It is vital that the elections are credible, inclusive and transparent. That their outcome is acceptable to the Afghan people. And that any alleged violations are addressed swiftly, through the established institutions”, NATO Secretary General added.English
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Afghanistan
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Monday, March 31, 2014
Is the US now implementing a covert 'plan B' in Latin America to achieve their foreign policy goals?English
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Monday, March 31, 2014
The six-day military-to-military engagement refined techniques in the topics of: escalation of force; familiarization of nonlethal weapons employment; and non-combative hand-to-hand techniques. The engagement will later cover baton work; employment of shield-line techniques, formation and drills.English
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Morocco
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