Military and Police Aid

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Soldiers from the U.S. Marine Corps recently completed an in-country training with Cameroonian soldiers that focused on tactics to effectively counter the trafficking of humans and arms in the country.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S.-backed forces have now seized control of almost 70 percent of Manbij in northern Syria from Islamic State after making rapid advances over the past two days, a spokesman said on Sunday. Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) have pushed back the ultra hardline Sunni militants into the old quarter after seizing most of the western, eastern and southern sectors of the city.
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
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has received into service the last of 30 Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Lavi advanced jet trainer aircraft that were ordered in 2012, the service announced on 20 July.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S. Armed Forces should deploy a team to Ukraine to quietly conduct an assessment of Kiev’s security requirements and structure, former NATO commander Wesley Clark told Sputnik.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.

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