Posts Tagged: Arms Trade
Four years ago, the U.S. and the UK signed a landmark treaty to restrict the sale of arms to rights abusers. So why are they still profiting off the atrocities in Yemen?
There's a movement afoot in Congress to stop U.S. military support for the Saudi war in Yemen.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself.
The world's two major powers lost a decade that could have been spent hashing out responses to climate change, the arms trade, and the global recession.
The Obama administration’s pledge to restrain the global arms trade doesn't square with its aggressive promotion of U.S. arms exports.
We often hear of U.S. guns turning up at crimes scenes abroad. But we rarely hear about how many foreign-made guns find their way to the United States.
The western hemisphere’s preoccupation with the drug war is sapping resources that could be better employed to meet other security challenges.
It's the height of hypocrisy for the United States to criticize arms transfers to governments for use on innocent civilians.