Fact Sheets

The President requested significant changes in U.S. peacekeeping aid to Africa for FY 2017, but which countries are affected the most.

The United States invests over $15 billion in foreign military and police aid every year, but what are the risks when such aid accounts for a large percentage of foreign national defense budgets? The following image depicts the top ten countries most reliant on U.S. military aid in 2015 and some of the risks associated with such practices.