Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 14:15

The number of US foreign military trainees increased substantially in FY 2015, growing from 56,346 in FY 2014 to 79,865 in FY 2015, according to a new Security Assistance Monitor (SAM) report released today on trends in US foreign military training. The report, which is based on an analysis of the US “Foreign Military Training” report released earlier this year, marks the highest number of US military trainees in any year since FY 2006.

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 12:01
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:30
Canadian firm CAE landed $113 million in contracts from the Untied Arab Emirates to design and develop a comprehensive Naval training center and to provide a suite of helicopter simulators and training devices to the UAE's Joint Aviation Command.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 06:14
Israel’s first cadre of F-35 pilots are headed next month to the United States to begin simulator and ground-based training on the new stealth fighter, the first two of which are scheduled to arrive in Tel Aviv by the end of the year.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:46
Working together with the military and police forces of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, Task Force Caiman has the unique and challenging mission of focusing on current threats of Combating Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC), an issue that Central America has long struggled with.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 06:32
Britain’s habit of sending UK troops to train and mentor authoritarian regimes such as Turkey and Saudi Arabia are “deeply concerning” and need to be addressed, politicians and campaigners say.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 06:37
The omnibus provides no funding for the Obama administration’s troubled Syria train-and-equip program, but would clear a path for the Pentagon to use other funds to train moderate Syrian rebels. The administration requested $600 million for the train-and-equip program this fiscal year, shifting its focus after the Pentagon acknowledged its plan to recruit a new force of Syrian rebels was a failure.
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 06:18

The post-coup military leader of Burkina Faso steered Burkina Faso's participation in a major U.S. counterterrorism training exercise, according to the Defense Department's Africa Command website.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 12:48

This report, which will be updated about twice yearly, provides an overview of U.S. policy
toward Latin America and the Caribbean, including the Obama Administration’s priorities;
examines changes in the region’s economic and political environment that affect U.S. relations
with the region; and analyzes U.S. policy toward the region and various recommendations made
by policy analysts and think tanks.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 17:11

An overview of groups in the region on the State Department's list of terrorist organizations, Cuba's status on the terror list, and activities of Iran, Hezbollah, and other extra-regional actors.