Tagged: U.S. military aid
Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
Hillary Clinton just laid out a hawkish foreign policy vision in a major speech. How do her views stack up against those of Bernie Sanders, her challenger from the left?
Even as Obama admits there's no military solution in Iraq, the Pentagon is pouring more U.S. troops and weapons into its floundering war on the Islamic State.
Aid to Israel dodges the austerity bullet.
At a time of severe economic crisis, nearly one-fifth of the House of Representatives is going on a junket to Israel this summer.
Democratic protests have nearly dislodged the autocratic leader of Yemen, yet the Obama administration has yet to commit fully to a post-Saleh era.
For nearly 40 years, a civil war involving Muslim rebels and clan politics has raged in the southern Philippines.
Just how American bullets make their way into Bahraini guns, into weapons used by troops suppressing pro-democracy protesters, opens a wider window into the shadowy relationships between the Pentagon and a number of autocratic states in the Arab world.
As aggression mounts with the rise of food prices worldwide, small-scale farms rooted in local markets could avert international disaster - and lead the way to "food democracy."
Desperate to secure supply routes to Afghanistan, the United States has been spending at least six times more on military aid for the mostly authoritarian states of Central Asia than on efforts to promote political liberalisation and human rights in the region.