Tag: U.S. Training and Assistance
Methodology: Connecting US Sales to the Saudi-Emirati Led Coalition
This methodology guide is a companion piece to the joint Washington Post Security Force Monitor investigation into U.S. support for the Saudi-Emirati led coalition. The Post-SFM joint investigation shows that only 39 air force units from coalition countries could have conducted airstrikes in Yemen, and that during seven years of war the U.S. approved contracts that likely benefited 38 of the 39 airstrike units.
Our updated database shows the 9,771 times the U.S. trained foreign military units between Oct 2019 and Sept 2020
The U.S. Department of State has just published the Foreign Military Training and DOD Engagement Activities of Interest report for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. We've liberating it from the PDFs they published, adding 9,771 new training interventions to our database, which now contains a total of 237,603 trainings covering the two decades from 2000 to September 2020.
Here’s 11,904 rows of new data from the US Department of State’s 2018-2019 Foreign Military Training Report
This weekend, security and human rights wonks received an early Christmas present from the U.S. Department of State: the Foreign Military Training and DoD Engagement Activities of Interest, 2018-2019. We turned it into data you can use.
Unlocking the Department of State’s foreign military training data for good this time
Security Force Monitor has crunched 5,600 pages of State Department PDFs to create new version of the U.S. foreign military training data. Today we release a tool to explore these 200,000 rows of data.