Defense/Security cooperation

Egypt dodges Trump’s ire as White House orders massive last-minute aid cuts

The outgoing president initally sought to freeze US military aid to Egypt over its purchase of Russian military hardware.

Jared Szuba | Defense/Security cooperation | janv. 15, 2021
al-monitor US President Donald Trump (R) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L) hold a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Sept. 23, 2019. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images.

Trump orders US Central Command to include Israel amid strategic shift

The decision caps the outgoing administration's efforts to build a regional defense arrangement to counter Iran.

Jared Szuba | Defense/Security cooperation | janv. 15, 2021
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For Israel, Houthi threat a whole new ballgame

Israel fears that Iran would encourage the Houthis in Yemen to attack the southern city of Eilat.

Rina Bassist | Defense/Security cooperation | janv. 11, 2021
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Pentagon’s top policy official meets Saudi Arabia’s deputy defense minister in Riyadh

Anthony Tata sat down with Prince Khalid bin Salman on Thursday, but details of the discussion remain unclear.

Jared Szuba | Defense/Security cooperation | janv. 8, 2021
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Israel hoping for last-minute F-35s from Trump administration

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said additional F-15 purchases may follow the procurement of a third F-35 squadron.

Jared Szuba | Defense/Security cooperation | janv. 4, 2021
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