Posts Tagged: Arms Sales
Chuck Hagel's paeans to "political reform" in the Gulf must have sounded strange to political prisoners in repressive Bahrain, where he delivered his remarks.
For the first time in history, the $70-billion global arms trade will be regulated by international law.
While the Arms Trade Treaty doesn't do anything to affect American gun owners, it's so weak that it doesn't seem to affect anybody at all.
The United States may soon find that it can't "have it both ways" by arming Saudi Arabia and maintaining Israel's qualitative military advantage.
Why is the Obama administration promising even more advanced military hardware to Israel?
The U.S. has expanded arms sales to its Arab allies since 2008.
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.