Posts Tagged: Arms Trade
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.
What goes around comes around with arms exports, as the war in Libya demonstrates.
The United States pulled out all stops with Thailand to extradite Viktor Bout.
Russian arms seller Viktor Bout is small potatoes compared to the real pushers.
There may be both less and more to Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout than meets the eye.
To contain Iran, the administration is on the verge of upping the arms ante in the Middle East, and the Dems are giving it a pass.
The United States is still the big dog on the block, columnist Conn Hallinan argues, but it can no longer just bark to get its way.