Military and Police Aid

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Ahead of the Mexican president’s visit to the U.S., Amnesty International joined with six other human rights groups to call on the U.S. government to once again withhold aid to Mexico’s security forces. The groups submitted a joint memorandum to the State Department and U.S. Congress concerning the Mexican government’s failure to meet human rights requirements set out in the Merida Initiative.
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
A six-member delegation of Kazakhstan military officers toured Arizona Army National Guard facilities during a State Partnership Program-sponsored visit July 6 – 10.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The United States government has vowed to give the Philippine government a $32-million grant for its law enforcement training and services, a Palace official said on Wednesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO allies agreed on Saturday to help fund Afghan security forces to the tune of around $1 billion annually over the next three years, despite public fatigue in Western countries about their involvement in the long-running conflict.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
African Union presidents gathering in Rwanda this weekend will discuss how member states can fund peacekeeping operations on the continent. Western backers will still end up picking up most of the tab.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The United States provides Kenya with significant amounts of military aid, yet human rights abuses by Kenyan security forces must force the U.S. to consider its pattern of military aid and what can be done to counteract these abuses.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Malawi is in discussions with India’s Ashok Leyland over the potential supply of up to 500 vehicles for military and civil purposes, covering everything from armoured personnel carriers to fuel trucks.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Senegalese Armed Forces and U.S. Army Africa began the two-week Africa Readiness Training 2016 in Thies, Senegal, July 12.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Morale among some Afghan special forces is wearing thin as they are increasingly called upon to lead the fight against the Taliban, with teams feeling exploited by their leadership and missing U.S. support.

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