Military and Police Aid

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:46
Working together with the military and police forces of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, Task Force Caiman has the unique and challenging mission of focusing on current threats of Combating Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC), an issue that Central America has long struggled with.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:36
The Pentagon says it is encouraged by progress Libyan militias are making in driving the Islamic State from its stronghold in the oil-rich country, but is not offering new military assistance for a unity government that still lacks allegiance from some of the militias.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:34
The White House announced on Tuesday night that it would veto the House’s defense spending bill over $16 billion in appropriations, including a $455 million addition to Israel's military aid package that would go toward the development of missile defense systems.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:16
President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger called on Tuesday for France to strengthen military operations against West African Islamist militants, including Boko Haram after its fighters carried out a deadly attack on a Nigerien town.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 07:05
The ceremony served as a platform for government and military officials to officially signify the end to this year’s BTH humanitarian-aid mission in Guatemala. The ceremony included speeches, from U.S. and Guatemalan officials, of thanks for one another and helped to build upon the established partnership between the two nations.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:32
Key voices insides the government are arguing it is in Israel’s interests to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to govern US military aid for the next decade while President Barack Obama is in office, as a way of locking in support for the deal from wider swaths of the American public.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:22
The U.S. military, in partnership with the Gabonese Armed Forces, the Multinational Force of Central Africa, and other partner nations will conduct Central Accord 2016, a command post and field training exercise, in Libreville, Gabon, June 13-24.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:17
Sudan and Russia have agreed to enhance joint cooperation in areas of natural resources, agriculture, energy, infrastructure, transport and training.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:11
The U.S. military bombed a Syrian rebel unit it had trained and equipped in a friendly-fire incident in late May, prompting an internal investigation and raising questions about renewed Pentagon efforts to build local forces to battle Islamic State.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:55
President Barack Obama has approved giving the U.S. military greater ability to accompany and enable Afghan forces battling a resilient Taliban insurgency, in a move to assist them more proactively on the battlefield, a U.S. official told Reuters.