Military and Police Aid

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

The United States and Israel have had a strong security relationship for decades, including billions of dollars in U.S. military aid. Most observers only consider the $3.1 billion in State Department's Foreign Military Financing program though. Often not included in figures on U.S. military aid to Israel is the Defense Department-funded military aid, which has included over $100 million per year since 2002 and peaked in 2014 at $729 million.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday described the United States' support before, during and after the 2015 general elections as vital to Nigeria's stability.
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The United States will devote more military aid towards arming and equipping the Georgian armed forces, direct more training towards building combat skills, and help Georgia build a local training center oriented towards helping it defend itself rather than only deploying to Afghanistan.
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Marines with the Special Purpose Marine-Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa are in Cameroon conducting joint training on anti-poaching and counter-insurgency tactics.
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Senegalese Armed Forces and U.S. Army Africa on Tuesday completed a two-week joint training in Thies, Senegal. This was the first in a series of planned annual exercises under the program Africa Readiness Training 2016.
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Officials in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday welcomed news that their region would become a focus of new U.S. efforts to target the Taliban.
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Panamax, an annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored multinational exercise focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal and the surrounding region, kicks off Friday at multiple U.S. military bases and in Santiago, Chile.
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The United States should cut off financial and military aid to Pakistan's government, a U.S. lawmaker said this week, because Pakistan's powerful military establishment and intelligence services have not broken off their links to terrorist groups.
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Members of the US military's Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa communications team recently worked with Burundian National Defense Force’s communications unit to share best practices for installing, operating, and maintaining their newly refurbished African Data Sharing Network (ADSN) satellite terminal, June 8-17.
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The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of the potential $140.1m foreign military sale of Evolved Seasparrow missiles (ESSMs), equipment, training, and support to the Government of Chile.

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