Tag: Pentagon

Pentagon to boost Yemen’s special operations forces

Defense Secretary Robert Gates in February authorized $150 million in security assistance for Yemen for fiscal 2010, up from $67 million last year, but the Pentagon has offered few details about the highly sensitive program.

Alleged Private Spy Ring Prompts DoD Study

WASHINGTON (AFP)- Defense Secretary Robert Gates has ordered a study of U.S. “information operations” after a Pentagon official allegedly set up a spy network with private contractors, a spokesman said March 23.

African Conflicts and US Diplomacy – CSIS

The Place of Diplomacy is U.S. Africa Policy U.S. diplomacy in Africa is at a crossroads. New challenges and opportunities are emerging in Africa that require new approaches. At the same time, the United States is grappling with how best to coordinate…