Posts Tagged: Arms Sales
The recent decision by the Obama Administration to sell $5.8 billion in arms to Taiwan will annoy Taipei, irritate Beijing, and stir up the China bashers.
Arms control in a U.S. context tends to evoke more discussion about domestic gun ownership than, say, arms sales to repressive regimes.
Washington is gearing up for a historic arms sale to Riyadh. So why is it so hard to learn the details of the deal?
The global arms race is booming in the Middle East, and no country has been a bigger buyer in recent years than the United Arab Emirates.
How the President and the Pentagon Prop Up Both Middle Eastern Despots and American Arms Dealers
What goes around comes around with arms exports, as the war in Libya demonstrates.
Russian arms seller Viktor Bout is small potatoes compared to the real pushers, reports columnist Conn Hallinan.
Despite an unusual dip in global weapons sales in 2009, the United States retained its spot as the world's top arms supplier of developing countries, according to an authoritative new report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS).
The only thing surprising about Clinton's horrifying proposal to apply a Colombian model to Mexico is that she said it out loud, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
Beneath the Israel-Palestine clash is the all-too-familiar conflict of development: urban growth meets indigenous resistance.