U.S. Works With Allies, Partners to Minimize Civilian Casualties

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By Jim Garamone, Defense.gov

The U.S. government is working with allies and partner nations to mitigate civilian casualties during military operations by partners, government officials said during a recent background briefing.

"Harm by U.S. security partners undertaking military operations has long been an issue of serious concern for those of us administering security cooperation and defense trade policy," a State Department official said.

Colonel Weir Assumes the Directorship at DIILS

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NEWPORT, RI, 1 Aug 2014. Colonel Steven B. Weir, JA, United States Army, assumed the directorship of the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies (DIILS), in a change of command ceremony officiated by Vice Admiral Joseph W. Rixey, Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.  Colonel Weir is the 11th Director of DIILS.