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November 30, 2021

Arming Repression: U.S. Military Support for Saudi Arabia, From Trump to Biden

By William D. Hartung

An in-depth look at the United States' role in supporting the military in Saudi Arabia. This report details how the U.S. is involved with the Kingdom's regime through U.S. arms in the Saudi arsenal, military training of Saudi forces, and use of U.S. weapons in the naval blockade of Yemen.

Arming Repression: U.S. Military Support for Saudi Arabia, From Trump to Biden
November 18, 2021

USAPM: The Morocco and Algeria Dispute

Africa Program

This week's policy monitor examines the ongoing tensions between Morocco and Algeria and the fate of West Sahara.

USAPM: The Morocco and Algeria Dispute
November 2, 2021

USAPM: Sudan Coup - The Continent's Growing Trend

This week's monitor explores the trajectory of the recent coup in Sudan and how it will impact democratic processes in the African nation.

USAPM: Sudan Coup - The Continent's Growing Trend
REPORT
October 28, 2021

Turkey's Lobby in the United States

by Ben Freeman

A detailed look in the relationship between Ankara and Washington, and what has made made U.S.-Turkey relations more strained than ever before.

Turkey's Lobby in the United States
October 19, 2021

USAPM: Who Assassinated Thomas Sankara?

Africa Program

This week's policy monitor highlighted Burkina Faso’s former president, Thomas Sankara and the journey of his assassination 34 years later.

USAPM: Who Assassinated Thomas Sankara?
FACTSHEET
October 13, 2021

Factsheet: Egyptian Military Aid Suspension Turns Up Short

by Alana Mitias

The Biden administration will withhold $130 million in U.S. military assistance to Egypt this year, citing concerns over the human rights situation in the country as recent reports
of extrajudicial killings, jailings of political dissidents, and widespread repression of civil society have revived debates over the use of U.S. assistance for the regime’s abuses.

Factsheet: Egyptian Military Aid Suspension Turns Up Short
ISSUE BRIEF
October 12, 2021

Profiteers Of Armageddon: Producers Of The Next Generation Of Nuclear Weapons

by William Hartung

It’s long past time that we stopped allowing special interest lobbying and corporate profits
stand in the way of a more sensible nuclear policy.

Profiteers Of Armageddon: Producers Of The Next Generation Of Nuclear Weapons
October 5, 2021

USAPM: Climate Change

Africa Program

This week's policy monitor focused on African countries who are among the world’s top ten countries to be most affected by climate change, but has contributed almost nothing to climate change.

USAPM: Climate Change
FACTSHEET
September 30, 2021

Factsheet: Profits of War

William Hartung

The reaction to the 9/11 attacks created a political climate that opened the floodgates to massive increases in Pentagon spending with few questions asked. Since the start of the war in Afghanistan, Pentagon spending has totaled over $14 trillion, one-half or more of which went to defense contractors. After the 9/11 attacks, the Pentagon budget increased year after year for 10 years running, peaking in 2010 at the highest level since World War II.

Factsheet: Profits of War
September 28, 2021

USAPM: African Peacekeeping Needs African Leadership

Africa Program

This week's policy monitor explores the issues that plague UN Peacekeeping missions in Africa.

USAPM: African Peacekeeping Needs African Leadership