Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:03
U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), and a delegation of senior U.S. government officials were in Cartagena June 24 to participate in a ministerial-level dialogue on defense and security in Central America’s Northern Triangle.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:00
Members of a commission established to purge Honduras’ National Police reported receiving increased death threats just hours after three police generals were kicked off the force on the commission’s recommendation.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 07:32
Thousands of Islamic State fighters are expected to return to Tunisia, where the authorities are uncertain how to deal with the risk they may pose.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 07:28
Without a long-term political strategy, we can expect to send young Americans back to Iraq every time Iraqi politics fall apart, a new terrorist group sweeps in and we find ourselves required to clean up the mess.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:21
The U.S. government imposed sanctions on a senior police official in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday for his role in what it described as the violent suppression of opposition to President Joseph Kabila's government.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 06:21
A smoldering confrontation between Syrian armed groups backed by the United States but hostile to each other is escalating, complicating the fight against Islamic State in the war-torn country. Syrian Arab rebels under the Free Syrian Army (FSA) banner say they are in a growing struggle against the Kurdish YPG militia that are helping the United States wage its campaign against IS in Syria.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 06:21
Israel and the United States signed a cyber defense declaration Tuesday calling for real-time operational connectivity through respective Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTS) of both nations.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:56
Brazil’s federal government has agreed to provide emergency funding to Rio de Janeiro state after the host of this year’s summer Olympics declared an emergency as it runs short of cash weeks before the start of the games, O Globo reported.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:53
At least eight people were killed in clashes in southern Mexico over the weekend when police and members of a teachers' union faced off in violent confrontations, a senior state official said, piling fresh pressure on the country's embattled ruling party.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:20
With the economic cost of the devastating effects of the Boko Haram insurgency, herdsmen attacks and militancy in the Niger Delta, a recent summit on national security may have provided answers to some of Nigeria's worst security problems