Military and Police Aid

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Newly leaked data reveals deep flaws in the ways in which the United States vets foreign soldiers to receive training from U.S. instructors in more than 120 countries around the globe.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Tanzania's Chief of Defense has given high praise to the U.S. military for their role in organizing the Eastern Accord 2016 military training exercise.
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
The United States has donated 20 Land Cruiser vehicles and two Boston Whaler boats to the Armed Forces of Liberia. Some of the equipment will be used in Mali.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
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.
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.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
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.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
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.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
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.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
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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