Military and Police Aid

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:36
Central Accord exercises, currently based in Gabon, are preparing African troops for a variety of challenges presented by peacekeeping missions currently active in Africa.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:09
U.S. military officials are considering ways to ramp up training of Syrian fighters against the Islamic State as the Pentagon moves cautiously forward with a revamped program to create an effective local ground force.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:43
British defence officials are considering basing military trainers in Libya and sending another warship to the Mediterranean after the EU agreed to boost an anti-people smuggling operation and enforce a UN arms embargo.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:24
The testimony of outgoing AFRICOM Commander General David Rodriguez raises questions about the extend of AFRICOM's involvment on the continent - and just how forthcoming they are to Congress about it.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:15
Beneath the US-led international coalition’s efforts to restructure, retrain and arm Iraq’s hollowed out military, some of the flaws that brought the army to its knees two years ago remain. Corruption is rife, logistical support is weak and a dearth of skills needed to secure territory could imperil the forces Baghdad and Washington have rushed to resuscitate.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:11
What's going on between the Israeli leadership over the next American aid package could almost be described as a revolt.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 06:25
A new European Union initiative is set to work with countries in the Horn of Africa to increase regional maritime security and address the threats of piracy off the coast of Somalia.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 06:59
Berta Cáceres, the murdered environmental campaigner, appeared on a hitlist distributed to U.S.-trained special forces units of the Honduran military months before her death, a former soldier has claimed.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 06:41
The Mu’tasim Brigade appears to be the very model of a fighting force the U.S. Defense Department can get behind—so why is it always running short of bullets and shells?
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:30
Canadian firm CAE landed $113 million in contracts from the Untied Arab Emirates to design and develop a comprehensive Naval training center and to provide a suite of helicopter simulators and training devices to the UAE's Joint Aviation Command.