Security Assistance

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 06:40
U.S. Special Operations forces are providing direct, on-the-ground support for the first time to fighters battling the Islamic State in Libya, U.S. and Libyan officials said, coordinating American airstrikes and providing intelligence information in an effort to oust the group from a militant stronghold.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 07:18
The U.S. has executed a handful of air kills against extremist groups like al-Qaida in Yemen since February, but the Saudi-led air war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels also has U.S. assets contributing to a much quieter mission.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 06:53
U.S. intelligence has assigned more than 1,000 spies to Olympic security as part of a highly classified effort to protect the Rio 2016 Summer Games and American athletes and staff, NBC News has learned.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 06:37
More and more US politicians, expert community representatives think that a weak Ukraine can provoke Russia to launch further offensive, Ukraine top diplomat says
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 06:26
The Iraqi air force has received a new batch of F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the United States, bolstering the country's fledging air force amid more than two years of fighting with the Islamic State group, a spokesman said Monday as attacks in and near Baghdad killed six people.
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 07:18
John Kerry said he will deliver the first batch of declassified documents related to America’s role in Argentina’s 1976-83 military dictatorship, a seven-year period in which thousands of leftwing activists were murdered.
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 06:57
An elite new Taliban force is proving its strength in the strategic southern province of Helmand, pointing to the insurgents' ability to refine their battlefield techniques to match Afghanistan's increasingly professional national army.
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 06:52
The US provides military support to Ukraine as part of the Budapest memorandum on Security assurances. This is reported by the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Michael Carpenter in an interview with Voice of America on August 5, 2016.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 06:56
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of up to 24 Beechcraft T-6C+ Texan II turboprop trainer/light attack aircraft to Argentina, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 3 August.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 06:51
The United States announced Wednesday that it will increase its cooperation with Central Asia in trade, economic development, the anti-terrorism fight and clean energy, as well as investing $15 million to help the region protect itself against the effect of climate change.