Tag Archives: Arms Trade

U.S. Signature Needed to Advance Global Arms Trade Treaty

By Daryl G. Kimball   On Monday June 3, leaders from dozens of states will gather at the United Nations in New York to sign the new Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). The ATT will—for the first time— establish common international … Continue reading

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Middle East Arms Trade: Yemen

By Xiaodon Liang On April 3 the New York Times published a news story citing U.S. administration officials that stated the United States had over the past week adopted a new position calling for the departure from office of Ali … Continue reading

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Arms Trade/Sales: Grading the Obama Administration’s Conventional Arms Control Record

By Jeff Abramson Today, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and Assistant Secretary of State Andrew Shapiro will be in India to attend one of the world’s largest arms shows in order “to increase significantly the volume and technological sophistication of U.S. … Continue reading

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Arms Trade Treaty: Grading the Obama Administration’s Conventional Arms Control Record

By Jeff Abramson At the end of this month, delegates will meet again at the United Nations to continue work on a legally binding accord to regulate the conventional arms trade. As we launch a week of assessing the Obama … Continue reading

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GAO Report on U.S. Arms Sales, 2005-2009

A recently released GAO report highlights the value of U.S. arms sales, either by the U.S. government or licensed private companies, between 2005-2009, as well as some problems with the current U.S. system for reporting arms sales. In one oversight … Continue reading

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