Military Operations

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 06:43
In an op-ed for the Huffington Post, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry argues for a necessary moral response to the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons, and suggests that a strong response will deter further usage of weapons of mass destruction around the world.
Monday, September 9, 2013 - 06:40
U.S. President Barack Obama reiterates his support for military action in Syria and calls on Congress to grant him the authorization to use military force.
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 08:14
Pentagon Press Secretary George Little discusses possible U.S. military intervention in Syria, U.S. arms in Pakistan, and the presence of chemical weapons in North Korea.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 07:50
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes a public case for intervention in the Syrian crisis. He explains the reasoning and evidence behind the accusation that the Assad regime used chemical weapons, security interests at stake with respect to chemical weapons, and the context of Syria in the larger goal of Middle East stability.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 07:39
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announces his support for President Obama's intention to intervene in the Syrian conflict and justifies military action as necessary to respond to the threat presented by the use and proliferation of chemical weapons.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 16:33

The news coming out of Honduras continues to reveal a flailing economy, political instability, and endemic corruption of the security forces and judicial system. A previous post gave an overview of the country's institutional, financial and security troubles at the outset of 2013. Here's a new update.

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 13:48

Recently there have been several reports and articles about the increasing militarization of the drug war, particularly in Central America. U.S. government investment and involvement in security throughout Latin America and the Caribbean has also been given much attention in the media. Below is a compilation of articles describing recent U.S. security-related activity in the region.

U.S. security spending and investment in the region

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 12:35

This post was written by John Lindsay-Poland from the Fellowship of Reconciliation. The original article can be found on the FOR blog.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 11:53

Recent reports coming out of Honduras show a country in crisis with a failing justice system and an unstable political climate. From the looks of the current state of affairs, Honduras is in for a rocky 2013.

Crime and Security

Crimes increased significantly in Honduras in the second half of 2012, with a sharp increase in the last 45 days of the year.

Monday, November 1, 2010 - 00:00
Cinco artefactos explosivos improvisados, fueron localizados y posteriormente destruidos por tropas del Ejercito de Colombia en desarrollo de operaciones ofensivas adelantadas en cuatro regiones del pais.