The lightweight, blast deflecting Hawkei personnel carrier is ideal for both military operations and humanitarian efforts, but Australia's prime minister said the purchase does not signal a boost to military engagement.
In this excerpt, VICE News speaks with representatives from arms manufacturers as well as a US military general overseeing foreign military sales about current business in the Middle East.
Islamic State militants may have captured as many as 2,300 US-provided armored Humvees from Iraqi armed forces when they seized Mosul in June 2014, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi admitted on Sunday.
In this extra scene, we catch a glimpse of the opening ceremony at IDEX and speak with a CEO from Saudi Automotive Development Company about the arms race in the Middle East.
The Kurds in Kobane are locked in a deadly fight with ISIS.
Six months ago, as it swept into the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah in Iraq, ISIS was looking a lot less triumphant in Syria. Since then, ISIS has rampaged even further into Iraq, enabling them to turn their attention back to Syria, now armed with a...