Military and Police Aid

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Members of the Combined Joint Task-Force Horn of Africa provide logistical and trainer support to the annual Eastern Accord 2016 command post exercise at the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Training Centre, in Dar es Salaam.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In addition to combating illegal trafficking of people, drugs, and weapons, Phase 11 of Operation Ágata, held from June 13th-22nd in Brazil, created multilateral efforts with neighboring countries to reduce border crimes and increase security.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Georgia’s Minister of Defence Tinatin Khidasheli, who is paying her one-week official visit to the United States (US), says a “fundamentally new era” starts for Georgian Armed Forces (GAF) due to the memorandum signed between Georgia and the US early this month. It is worth mentioning here that this visit of Khidasheli to the USA is her last visit as a Defence Minister as she is resigning in couple of days due to the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to meet with U.S. commanders in the wake of a pledge by NATO allies to keep troop levels stable as they battle a resilient Taliban.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Soldiers from the United Kingdom, the United States, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan marked the official start of Steppe Eagle 16 with an opening ceremony held July 16, 2016, at the United Kingdom’s Stanford Training Area. Steppe Eagle, now in its 13th year, is an annual multinational training exercise, focused on peacekeeping and peace support operations.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Japan's foreign minister says his country will spend $120 million to strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in Africa.
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.

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