Security Assistance

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In recent years, increased funding for Israeli missile defense has begun to directly compete with funding for U.S. missile defense efforts.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

A hearing will be held to discuss the future of and oversight over the European Reassurance Initiative. 

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO and Russia on July 13 hold their first talks since the alliance agreed at a summit in Warsaw to beef up its presence in eastern Europe due to fears raised by Moscow's aggression in Ukraine.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
United Arab Emirates — The U.S. State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates for more than 14,000 Paveway guided bombs and Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) kits worth an estimated $785 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of the pending sale July 15.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being pressured by his associates and the security system to conclude the US security aid deal with the current administration.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Obama’s most senior advisers convened last month to consider changes to the way the United States provides security aid to foreign nations, as a long-running struggle for control between the State and Defense departments intensifies.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The U.S. government is on track to approve nearly $40 billion in foreign military sales in the 2016 fiscal year that ends October 1, down from $46.6 billion last year, a top Pentagon official said on Wednesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Zahir Jan, a scrap metal dealer in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, pays about 175 Afghani ($2.55) per kilo of spent cartridge casings and has no trouble finding supplies from poorly paid soldiers and policemen looking for extra cash. Along with official and media reports that some soldiers and police even sell weapons and ammunition to the Taliban, the issue illustrates a problem for commanders trying to improve controls on vital supplies like fuel and ammunition.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot landed in the United States Sunday to meet with members of the American military and Department of Defense, as Jerusalem and Washington hammer out the final details of an aid package for the coming years.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO put off a decision on creating an alliance Black Sea naval force, which had been promoted by several alliance members as a means of beefing up the NATO presence on its southeastern border with Russia.

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