The offer is in keeping with Chinese activity in Africa, where Beijing is interested in mineral resources.
A battle over supply lines in Syria could see sectarian violence spill into Lebanon.
Security will be bolstered throughout the region ahead of future attacks.
Gradual increases in crop yields will likely meet growing food demand.
The assistance provides relief for many people affected by the crisis, but it may not be sustainable.
This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups.
The riots are symptomatic of increased immigration and rising youth unemployment.
Russia wants to boost security to stem the flow of militants and drugs into Central Asia.