Category Archives: North Africa

Update: Cluster Munitions, Obama Administration, Global Activities

By Jeff Abramson As the year progresses, we’ll revisit the mid-term grades given the Obama administration on their conventional weapons policies. For the moment, the D grade on cluster munitions remains unchanged because U.S. policy is unchanged, but there is … Continue reading

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Arms Exporters React to Middle East Unrest

By Xiaodon Liang Arms suppliers have scrambled to readjust their export policies in the face of political unrest against client governments in the Middle East and North Africa. Germany, France, and the United Kingdom, the three largest exporters of arms … Continue reading

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What about Egypt’s WMD?

By Nik Gebben If Egypt’s political future remains uncertain, its nonproliferation future is even more so. The only known quantity on this issue is former IAEA Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei, who could potentially help steer Cairo in a stronger direction on nonproliferation.  … Continue reading

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