2 edition of international arms trade found in the catalog.
international arms trade
Catholic Church. Pontificium Consilium de Iustitia et Pace.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.|
|LC Classifications||HD9743.A2 .C35 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||35|
Data collected by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) shows that the the global arms trade industry is continuing to supply weapons into some of the most deadly armed conflicts. Global spending on arms. The world spent $ trillion on the military in , just over 2% of global GDP. His critically-acclaimed book "The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade" reveals the corruption and malfeasance at the heart of the global arms .
William D. Hartung (born 7 June ) is director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy. He has also served as a Senior Research Fellow in the New America Foundation's American Strategy Program, and is former director of the Arms Trade Resource Center at the World Policy Institute. He specializes in issues of weapons proliferation, the . Abstract. International trade in armaments and military equipment is an extension of east-west competition 1 and as such is a mechanism for and a consequence of the globalisation of the arms race. 2 This single central fact determines the structure of and the motivation for the international trade in armaments. Trade ratios vary from year to year, influenced by one or a small number Cited by: 1.
Belgium may be a small country but it occupies an important place in the global arms trade. According to SIPRI, from to , Belgium was twentieth in the list of top arms exporters. A handful of Belgian companies, like FN Herstal in Wallonia and Barco in Flanders, are currently world leaders in the market for certain types of arms and. The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects. Earlier versions. Recent developments in small arms and light weapons manufacturing, .
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The first book on the subject in nearly a decade, The International Arms Trade provides an engaging introduction to the trade, the effects, and the consequences of these weapons. The authors trace the history of the arms trade and examine how Cited by: The first book on the subject in nearly a decade, The International Arms Trade provides an engaging introduction to the trade, the effects, and the consequences of these weapons.
The authors trace the history of the arms trade and examine how. Great book on the shadow world of the arms trade.
Must read for students of international affairs and defense studies. A great piece of investigative journalism!/5(44).
Books shelved as arms-trade: Spoils of War: The Human Cost of America's Arms Trade by John Tirman, Arm In Arm: The Political Economy Of The Global Arms T.
The first book on the subject in nearly a decade, The International Arms Trade provides an engaging introduction to the trade, the effects, and the consequences of these weapons. The authors trace the history of the arms trade and examine how it has evolved since the end of the Cold s: 1.
International Arms Trade as Systems and Regimes. The Utility of the Systemic Approach. Choosing among Competing Approaches and Frameworks. Analyzing International Arms Trade Systems Using the Holsti Framework The Interwar Arms Trade System.
Boundaries and Environment. Characteristics of Units. Structure and Stratification. Modes of Interaction. The Shadow World is the harrowing behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade, revealing the deadly collusion that all too often exists among senior politicians, weapons manufacturers, felonious arms dealers, and the militarya situation that compromises our security and undermines our democracy/5.
The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade by Andrew Feinstein The Shadow World is the harrowing behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade, revealing the deadly collusion that all too often exists among senior politicians, weapons manuf.
Quantifying the international arms trade is indeed generally considered difficult by researchers in this field, because of the different ways of defining arms and military equipment (often called. This treaty, the Arms Trade Treaty, is the first attempt to regulate the international sale of tanks, combat helicopters, and assault rifles that fuel wars around the world.
Only Syria, Iran, and North Korea voted against it. Pulling back the curtain on the secretive world of the global arms trade, Andrew Feinstein reveals the corruption and the cover-ups behind weapons deals ranging from the largest in history – between the British and Saudi governments – to BAE’s controversial transactions in South Africa, Tanzania and eastern Europe, and the revolving-door relationships that characterise.
Using shifting United States policies as a primary example (given its central role in the arms trade), this chapter traces the political, economic and strategic factors driving these three strands of the arms trade: major combat systems, small arms and Author: William D.
Hartung. opment, prosperity and international peace in the world today. MAtt ScHroeDer is the manager of the Arms Sales monitoring Project at the federation of American Scientists (fAS). Since joining AS in ebruaryhe has researched and written on u.S. arms transfers, arms export policies, and the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons.
The SIPRI Arms Transfers Database contains information on all transfers of major conventional weapons from to the most recent full calendar year. It is a unique resource for researchers, policy-makers and analysts, the media and civil society interested in monitoring and measuring the international flow of major conventional arms.
The SIPRI Arms Transfers. The international market for arms and military equipment was changed by the economic impact of the end of the cold war. Apart from the dominance of the Soviet Union, the United States and their respective allies as arms suppliers, the Warsaw Treaty Organization (WTO) and NATO were also important centres of demand for arms transfers and the main.
Arms Trade Treaty. The swift entry into force of the ATT would be a clear indication of its signatories’ willingness and determination to address the poorly regulated international arms trade. The United Nations is committed to supporting the full.
Bout’s arrest also reflects a long line of efforts on the part of the international community to control and restrict the arms trade. In one regard, Bout’s activities mark a significant change in the history of the global arms trade: for first time, thanks to the collapse of communism, black market supplies are more plentiful and cheaper.
The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) became binding international law in lateand although the text of the treaty is a relatively concise framework for assessing whether to authorize or deny proposed conventional weapons transfers by states parties, there exists controversy as to the meaning of certain key provisions.
Furthermore, the treaty requires a national regulatory Author: Andrew Clapham. The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is a multilateral treaty that regulates the international trade in conventional weapons.
It entered into force on 24 December states have ratified the treaty, and a further 32 states have signed but not ratified it. The ATT is an attempt to regulate the international trade Effective: 24 December Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stanley, John Paul.
International trade in arms. London, Chatto and Windus for the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Directed by Charles Tentindo.
With William Schulz, Philip Coyle, Rachel Stohl, Sylvester Rowe/10(21).The impacts of international trade resonate throughout every strata of society.
In his book Dilemmas of International Trade, Bruce E. Moon explains: "Just as trade affects the prices of individual products, global markets influence which individuals and nations accumulate wealth and political power.
They determine who will be employed and at. What I Learned From An International Arms Dealer. In summary, whether you are dealing in arms, or books, or something else, make sure to .