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Approximately 250 Iraqi soldiers with 73rd Brigade, 15th Division look on as a cavalry scout with 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division explains squad-level movement techniques at Camp Taji, Iraq, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The 3rd Bde., 82nd Abn. Div., was deployed to Iraq as part of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve to advise and assist Iraqi Security Forces in their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.   (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Cody Quinn, CJTF - OIR Public Affairs)

The Hidden Costs of US Security Cooperation

The Hidden Costs of Security Cooperation, Ethiopia’s Security Aid Remains Suspended, Rightsizing U.S. Military Aid and more *|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*...

15 Mar 2021

The Costs of United States’ Post-9/11 “Security Assistance”: How Counterterrorism Intensified Conflict in Burkina Faso and Around the World

Arming the World’s Conflicts, DoD Policy Chief Nominee Links Arms Sales to Values, Elite Afghan Troops Struggle Without US...

08 Mar 2021

Why the US’s counterterrorism strategy in the Sahel keeps failing

Why the U.S. Approach to the Sahel Keeps Failing, Pressure Mounts on Biden’s Saudi Policy, How Industry Lobbies for...

01 Mar 2021

Issue Brief: Business as Usual – U.S. Arms Sales To Egypt

Business as Usual for Arms Sales to Egypt, Expanded NATO Training Mission in Iraq, Turkey Hires Lobbyists for F35...

22 Feb 2021

Give Local Civil Society a Say in U.S. Security Assistance

Civil Society’s Role in Security Assistance, US Intel Aid to Saudi Arabia Continues, Arms Sales to Riyadh and more....

16 Feb 2021
Fueling Conflict: U.S. Arms Sales to the United Arab Emirates and the U.S.-UAE Military Alliance

Fueling Conflict: U.S. Arms Sales to the United Arab Emirates and the U.S.-UAE Military Alliance

The U.S. Military Alliance With the UAE, Biden to Review Arms Sales to the Gulf, Northrop Declines Cluster Contract...

02 Feb 2021