Security Assistance

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 07:00
The Royal Netherlands Air Force on 27 May sent a single AH-64D Apache attack helicopter to Mali to replace the one that crashed on 17 March, killing both crewmembers on board.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 08:21

An increasingly well-known U.S. human rights law barring American military assistance to foreign security forces that commit crimes like murder, kidnapping, rape, and torture has played an important role in encouraging Central and South American countries to crack down on these crimes.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 07:16
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has received a second Alpha Jet from the United States, nearly two months after the first was delivered.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 05:08
resident Barack Obama on Thursday elevated Tunisia to new allied status, promising financial and security assistance to ensure the North African country's transition to democracy remains a success in a fragile region.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 05:55
Ukraine wants a nuclear missile shield, according to the country’s security chief, something that would almost certainly provoke an aggressive response from Russia.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 05:32
The FY16 budget demonstrates a welcome effort to regularize U.S. assistance mechanisms rather than continuing to rely on ad hoc and reactive funding instruments.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 05:29
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew to Russia on Wednesday seeking closer military cooperation as he faces tough challenges in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 05:19
Since the Arab Spring the United States has committed more than $570 million, and supported two major loan guarantees, to help Tunisians pursue critical political, economic and security reforms.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 08:12
More than a decade of war and billions in U.S. funds to build up an Afghan military force have failed to defeat a Taliban insurgency that remains a threat across the country.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 07:37
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi begins a two-day official visit to the United States Wednesday, seeking more military aid to counter the jihadist threat and the chaos in neighbouring Libya.