military aid

Pakistán

The U.S. just cut $900 million in security aid to Pakistan. Here's why.

Pakistan “has played a double game for years."
David Gilbert
1.5.18
VICE News

Israel will reportedly get a record $38 billion in military aid from the US

The deal, reportedly worth $3.8 billion a year for 10 years, will stipulate that Israel spend more of its aid money with US defense contractors.
Davide Mastracci
9.13.16
defense & security

The US Isn't Making Sure Its Military Aid to Egypt Stays Out of the Wrong Hands

The State Department lacks a rigorous protocol to ensure that US equipment doesn't find its way into the hands of Egyptian units flagged as human rights abusers, even as it has itself criticized Egypt's rights record.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
5.17.16
politics

Nigerian President Blames US Human Rights Law for 'Aiding and Abetting' Boko Haram

As Muhammadu Buhari ended his first official visit to the US as Nigeria's president, he criticized a law that blocks military aid to foreign security units that abuse human rights.
VICE News
7.23.15
Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette (Dispatch 108)

In the latest dispatch, Simon Ostrovsky travels to western Ukraine to find out why 300 American troops have arrived there.
VICE News
4.25.15
Russian Roulette

Should the US Send Lethal Aid to Ukraine?

VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visited rebel-held areas and the capital of Kiev to explore whether it would be wise for the US to arm Ukraine's poorly trained military with advanced weaponry.
VICE News
3.28.15
defense & security

The Middle East's Next Ticking Time Bomb: Lebanon

Eager for weapons and equipment, the Lebanese government may just be another faction arming up in anticipation of impending chaos.
Ryan Faith
9.4.14