Applying the Leahy Law to U.S. Military and Police Aid

By Security Assistance Monitor

Dec-01-2014 | Report

A guide on what the Leahy Law says, how the United States applies it and what organizations can do to encourage U.S. action against security forces accused of violations... Read More »

Country Profile: U.S. Security Assistance to Honduras

By Security Assistance Monitor

Dec-01-2014 | Report

Over the past decade, Honduras has become one of the most dangerous places in the world. In 2013 the country recorded the highest global murder rate, with 79 homicides per 100,000 residents... Read More »

Lessons from Burundi's Security Sector Reform Process

By Nicole Ball

Nov-17-2014 | Policy Brief

Security sector reform (SSR) is increasingly put forward as a solution for a broad spectrum of African states facing security challenges. Yet, for a variety of reasons, there are relatively few examples of successful SSR implementation... Read More »

Can the Violence in Honduras Be Stopped?

By Sarah Kinosian, William D. Hartung, Lisa Haugaard

Feb-19-2015 | Article

Nearly 100 percent of the murders in Honduras' second city go unsolved. Community development, not militarization, is the answer... Read More »

Why Should We Listen to Neoconservatives Who Criticize Obama?

By William D. Hartung

Feb-13-2015 | Letter

We will be living with the consequences of our disastrous intervention in Iraq for years to come. The last thing we should do is double down on the policies that got us into our current predicament in the first place... Read More »

Reform Pentagon Acquisition By Slowing Down the F-35

By William D. Hartung

Feb-12-2015 | Article

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Ashton Carter, the incoming next defense secretary, agree on one thing – the need for acquisition reform at the Pentagon. They should start by looking at the F-35 program... Read More »

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A Celebration of the Cuba Policy Changes

Feb-24-15 | The National Press Club

Join us in celebrating the recent restoration of relations between the U.S. and Cuba... Read More »

Memorial Service for Former CIP President Robert White

Feb-20-15 | Good Shepherd Catholic Church 8710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Alexandria, VA 22309

Ambassador Robert White’s memorial service will be held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church on Friday, February 20... Read More »

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