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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Thursday, January 30, 2014
The Washington Post story reads like an advertisement for the CIA and NSA and their secret "black ops" programs.English
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Colombia
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Thursday, January 30, 2014
El languido resultado de Montevideo parece indicar que el proposito ecuatoriano de mantener la discusion va en decadencia.Spanish
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Ecuador
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Thursday, January 30, 2014
Admitir su responsabilidad en la realizacion de un atentado con explosivos no solo les supone asumir un alto costo politico frente a la sociedad colombiana, sino que es una muestra de que estan haciendo un esfuerzo por controlar a los integrantes mas radiSpanish
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Colombia
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Thursday, January 30, 2014
To achieve greater stability in Africa, Michael O'Hanlon urges President Obama to deploy a U.S. military brigade to Congo to bolster the ongoing U.N. mission there. O'Hanlon also argues for the deployment of several hundred Americans to Libya, as part of a larger international mission to establish stability before the country descends into further anarchy. English
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Africa Regional
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
Libya
Nigeria
Sudan
Somalia
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Eleven Ways Colombian and FARC Negotiators can Reform Drug Policy and Build a Lasting PeaceEnglish
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Colombia
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia -- encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement -- is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists. English
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Colombia
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Colombia’s highest court ruled that the fact that information relates to national security or international relations is insufficient on its own to prevent public access. A similar question is currently pending in Peru. English
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Colombia
Peru
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The attendance of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza, along with that of the 33 Latin American heads of state at the Havana meeting signals the growing diplomatic importance of the regional body. English
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Cuba
Monday, January 27, 2014
Given the small margin of victory at the polls in April, and ambivalent backing he has received from leftist social movements, it makes sense for Maduro to see the military as his most important pillar of supportEnglish
Monday, January 27, 2014
Manana 28 de enero, Chile rendira cuentas ante el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de Naciones Unidas por el [in]cumplimiento de sus obligaciones en materia de derechos humanosSpanish
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Chile
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Sunday, January 26, 2014
The United States House Appropriations Committee has included stringent new requirements of accountability from the Government of Ethiopia in a section of the new 2014 bill that directly addresses Ethiopia. English
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Ethiopia
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The way a society cares for its prison population is a good index of its values and civility. A cursory inspection of Brazil's penal justice system reveals a culture bordering on sadismEnglish
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Brazil
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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Admittedly, violence related to the conflict did take a precipitous drop: during the 30-day truce, the FARC was reported as responsible for only two deaths. Yet that did not prevent them from taking part in numerous armed activities. English
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Colombia
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Erika Londono, Gustavo Chicangana, and Jorge Ramirez work for Caracol Radio Guaviare, one of five stations in the state capital of San Jose del Guaviare, and have covered the February 2 recall vote that will determine whether Governor Jose Octaviano RiverEnglish
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Colombia
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The lack of an impending electoral event means Henrique Capriles leadership will probably be challenged or simply lose importanceEnglish
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Venezuela
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The lack of an impending electoral event means Henrique Capriles leadership will probably be challenged or simply lose importanceEnglish
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Venezuela
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
La decision de regresar a Tapachula para retomar la conduccion del albergue ocurre tras el compromiso de las autoridades, a traves del Mecanismo Federal de Proteccion a Personas Defensoras de Derechos Humanos y Periodistas, de tomar medidas para garantizaSpanish
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Mexico
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Monday, January 13, 2014
Durante el 2013, la idea de que la delincuencia y la inseguridad ciudadana son el principal problema del pais ha seguido su camino a la consolidacion.Spanish
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Peru
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Monday, January 13, 2014
Maduro’s announcements are consistent with his policies over the past eight months and should cause concern as they represent a new stage in the militarization of citizen securityEnglish
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Venezuela

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