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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Friday, March 28, 2014
With a new wave of fighting and vicious attacks in Central African Republic this week threatening vulnerable families, UNICEF warns that thousands of children, from both Muslim and Christian communities, are especially at risk. English
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Central African Republic
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Thursday, March 27, 2014
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited multiple Air Force units at five bases in Afghanistan, March 19-22. This is her first official visit outside the United States since being appointed in December 2013. English
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Afghanistan
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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Recently, members of U.S. European Command traveled to Tbilisi, Georgia, at the request of the Georgia Ministry of Health to shine a light on a particularly virulent strain of this disease -- Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis, or MDRTB.English
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Georgia
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Monday, March 24, 2014
Saber Guardian 2014 is a multinational training exercise designed to reinforce U.S. Army Europe's commitment to increasing regional flexibility, preserving and enhancing NATO interoperability, and facilitating multinational training. English
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Armenia
Azerbaijan
Georgia
Turkey
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Thursday, March 20, 2014
The conference participants exchanged international best practices on anti-corruption measures and learned about the Swedish experience in preventing and mitigating corruption.English
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Strangely and disturbingly, at least two judges from Spain's constitutional court are attending the constitutional justice conference this week in the Dominican Republic.English
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Dominican Republic
Haiti
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Monday, March 10, 2014
Its appreciation, full support, and encouragement for the initiatives and the efforts of the democratically-elected Government of Venezuela and all political, economic, and social sectors to continue to move forward with the process of national dialogueEnglish
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Venezuela
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Sunday, March 9, 2014
The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is deeply concerned over an outbreak of inter-communal violence in Saraf Omra, North Darfur, which has led to a mass displacement of civilians and a number of casualties over the course of the past few days.English
Friday, March 7, 2014
Eliminating dangerous deportations practices will bring greater order and security to the deportation processEnglish
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Mexico
Friday, March 7, 2014
The development of digital media in Nicaragua is progressing alongside a return to repressive media policies and a clamping down on independent journalism by both the state and big business.English
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Nicaragua
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Friday, March 7, 2014
The Obama administration, meanwhile, has remained noticeably tempered in its remarks regarding the crisis, although some political voices in the United States believe that Venezuela’s crisis requires a strict sanctions regimeEnglish
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Venezuela
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Friday, March 7, 2014
Developed in 2009 for Partnership for Peace nations seeking to emulate Western teaching styles and curriculum, the initiative offers international military academy faculty members the opportunity to shadow Western counterparts. English
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Azerbaijan
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The statement underlines the middle class character of the student protest movement. There are no mentions of issues such as equality or poverty reduction that could grow the movement beyond its traditional base. English
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Venezuela
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
“The completion of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office, UNIPSIL, marks the end of more than 15 years of successive peace and political operations that all played critical roles in supporting Sierra Leone’s remarkable transition from war to peace,” English
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Sierra Leone
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Friday, February 28, 2014
Twenty-two officers from Tajikistan’s law enforcement agencies successfully completed the OSCE training on combatting terrorism in Dushanbe today. English
Thursday, February 27, 2014
“We are focused on completing ISAF, but we also need certainty and predictability to launch our new mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan forces after 2014,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said after the meeting. English
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Afghanistan
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
“It is worrying that minor offenses like stating an incorrect publishing data and petty irregularities justify actions by the authorities of Kazakhstan that can limit freedom of the media and restrict access to information,” Mijatović said. English
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
International standards and OSCE commitments in promoting women’s rights, gender equality in state institutions and the role of women in business, were highlighted by Hanna Sands, an expert from the OSCE Secretariat. English
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today expressed regret over a decision by a court in Tajikistan requiring journalist Olga Tutubalina to pay damages for defaming the country’s intelligentsia. English
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
“Through our operations, including Libya and Afghanistan, we have identified the areas where our capabilities do not go far enough or too few countries have them,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.English
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Afghanistan
Libya

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