Security

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In May, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan replaced Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, an Islamist romantic, with Binali Yildirim, a pragmatist like the president. That move has paved the way to reshuffle Turkey’s foreign policy calculus — from assertive, neo-Ottomanism to a realist approach.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In Nigeria, billions of dollars each year flow illegally from public coffers into private hands. Nigeria’s kleptocracy undermines the regime’s ability to combat Boko Haram, a deadly terrorist movement that has displaced two million people in the country’s war-ravaged northeast.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S. Africa Command has dispatched 40 troops to protect U.S. diplomatic personnel in Juba, capital of South Sudan, where the German air force has also deployed to assist in an international evacuation prompted by a recent wave of violence.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Chinese military involvement in Africa has undergone a rapid shift since 2012, a trend that is likely to continue and see China take a more active security role on the continent.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

The Senate Armed Services Committee will hear testimony concerning the current state of NATO, recent Russian actions in the region, and Eastern European Security.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The U.S. on Monday in Abuja commenced the training of 100 Nigerian public officials on the implementation of Nigeria’s cybercrime law.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hear testimony concerning current approaches to U.S. aid and how to better these policies through partnerships with the private sector.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) until 15 November 2017, keeping an authorized troop ceiling of 10,750 military personnel intact and providing time for the mission to assess the post-transition process in the country.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
When American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about it. Not so with the global arms trade. It’s good for one or two stories a year in the mainstream media, usually when the annual statistics on the state of the business come out.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Brazil is revising its security for next month’s Summer Olympic Games in the wake of the attack in Nice, France, that killed 84 people, officials said as they carried out the latest in a series of counterterrorism exercises.

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