Military and Police Aid

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.
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
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
Officials in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday welcomed news that their region would become a focus of new U.S. efforts to target the Taliban.
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.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:52
Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Thursday that a number of details about the Pentagon’s newly adjusted mission in Afghanistan through the end of the Obama administration remain unclear, including how many U.S. counterterrorism troops will be deployed and how operations will be funded.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:47
The US government is investigating allegations that a hitlist of activists was circulated to special forces units of the Honduran military with instructions to eliminate the targets including Berta Cáceres, the celebrated environmental campaigner who was later gunned down in her home.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:45
U.S.-backed fighters advanced further into the Islamic State-held city of Manbij in Syria on Thursday, as part of a campaign to drive the group from areas near the Turkish border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:36
On 2 March 2016, armed men burst into the home of Berta Cáceres, a prominent environmental and indigenous activist in Honduras, and shot her to death. Earlier that day, the government had rescinded Ms Cáceres’s meager security detail, leaving her unprotected. Of the 33 threats against her, including death threats, none had been investigated.