Security Assistance

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The US government’s military foreign-assistance programs are facing a quiet but consequential overhaul that has State Department officials privately balking at proposed changes to the division of labor between Foggy Bottom and the Pentagon.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The U.S. is to provide $355 million worth of assistance under different lines and programs to Ukraine by the end of this financial year, Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine Ihor Dolhov has said.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
India has withdrawn the tender for a much-awaited contract for the purchase of six multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft with Airbus Defence and Space, worth more than $1 billion, on grounds of the planes’ high operational cost. This is the second MRTT aircraft global tender to be cancelled by the ministry of defense since 2006.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Georgia and NATO announced their new program for cooperation at the alliance's summit in Warsaw, and it appears to contain little new for Tbilisi.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Defense Secretary Ash Carter's visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday completed an extensive world tour of U.S. war policy, one that began Friday at a NATO summit in Warsaw to help celebrate the Cold War-era alliance's newfound relevance before continuing on with a surprise trip to meet with counterparts in Iraq. His trek culminated here, the heart of America's longest conflict.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Afghan
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
India has stepped up negotiations with Russia to upgrade its 194 Sukhoi Su-30MKI multirole aircraft with the near fifth-generation level at a cost of more than $8 billion. The upgraded version would be renamed Super Sukhoi.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO leaders agreed to provide a comprehensive assistance package to Ukraine to support the country’s government in efforts to ensure closer cooperation with the alliance and combat Russia-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushed Saudi Arabia on Thursday to provide information on actions they are taking to prevent the killing and wounding of children in Yemen as Riyadh said it was conducting its military operations with "great care."
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As Israeli and US officials head into another, possibly final round of talks over a new 10-year military aid package, a general in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reserves told Defense News his country would be far better off – and the US-Israel partnership stronger over time – if Israel found a way to wean itself off of US largess.

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