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The arms trade

The arms trade

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defense industries,
  • Arms transfers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNoël Merino, book editor.
    SeriesCurrent controversies
    ContributionsMerino, Noël.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9743.A2 A746 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22679919M
    ISBN 109780737743180, 9780737743173
    LC Control Number2008049211

    This excellent book deserves the widest possible readership.’ Nicholas Gilby, author of Deception in High Places: A History of Bribery in Britain's Arms Trade ‘Indefensible not only explains what is wrong with the arms trade, but also provides us with the tools needed for change.’ Wendela de Vries, Dutch Campaign Against the Arms Trade.   The United Nations's groundbreaking Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which went into effect in , sets legally binding standards to regulate global arms exports and reflects the growing concerns toward the significant role that small and major conventional arms play in perpetuating human rights violations, conflict, and societal instability worldwide.

    Viktor Anatolyevich Bout (/ b uː t /; Russian: Ви́ктор Анато́льевич Бут; born 13 January ) is a Russian arms dealer.. Bout, an entrepreneur and former Soviet military translator, reportedly used his multiple air transport companies to smuggle weapons since the collapse of communism from Eastern Europe to Africa and the Middle East during the s and early : Viktor Anatolyevich Bout, 13 January . See below for a selection of the latest books from Arms trade category. Presented with a red border are the Arms trade books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Arms trade books and those from many more genres to read.

    The Shadow World peels back the veil of secrecy behind which the global arms trade undermines accountable democracy, socio-economic development, and human rights, causing suffering across the world. In the same way that Andrew Feinstein exposed a corrupt arms deal that darkened South Africa's rainbow nation, he has now turned his forensic gaze. 3. The ACDA World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT) reports used this definition when providing financial values for the international arms trade, based on figures supplied by the CIA and the Defense Intelligence Agency. The latest WMEAT report to include data on the international arms trade covers


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A very well written, and we'll researched book, but I feel that it could have been shorter if not every arms trade had been covered. Every deal follows the same formula. I would have preferred a review of some of the larger ones and a more in depth covering of the politicians and institutions that make such deals possible, and who make /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 by: The Arms Trade The United Nations, in its work to assist people all over the world, is confronted every day with the negative impact of lax controls on the arms trade.

The Shadow World is the harrowing behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade, revealing the deadly collusion that all too often exists The arms trade book senior politicians, weapons manufacturers, felonious arms dealers, and the militarya situation that compromises our security and undermines our democracy.

Pulling back the curtain on this secretive world, Andrew Feinstein reveals/5. Directed by Johan Grimonprez. Based on the book of The Shadow World, this feature length documentary is an investigation into the multi-billion dollar international arms trade/10().

WPF’s latest occasional paper presents new analysis based on our Compendium of Arms Trade Corruption, focused on the roles of third-parties in the legal author, Xiaodon Liang, is a Research Assistant in the Global Arms Trade and Corruption program at the is also a PhD candidate at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, studying the intersection of civil-military.

The measurement provides something of a barometer of global instability because the arms trade embodies countries’ perceived current and future military needs.

During the last five years, efforts to ensure that the global arms trade proceeds responsibly advanced, most notably with the conclusion of the Arms Trade Treaty. Understanding the arms trade --The arms that are traded --The people involved in the arms trade --Benefits of the arms trade --Problems caused by the arms trade --Efforts against the arms trade --Appendix: Global arms expenditures --Organizations to contact.

Series Title: Critical world issues. Responsibility: Dan Marcovitz. The global arms trade: an overview / Richard F. Grimmett --Information on the small arms trade is incomplete / Jeff Abramson --Russia's arms trade policies are at odds with U.S.

policies / Lionel Beehner --China's arms trade in the Middle East is increasing / Stephen Pollard --Israel is a significant player in the global arms trade / Odile.

About the Book. 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.

Lastly, the book discusses a dizzying array of political battles between nations that attempt to control the international arms trade. On the one hand, China refuses to agree to any US arms sales to Taiwan, and Russia, flexing its power against Western hegemony, takes issue with the United States on such matters.

the pandemic of smalls arms violence. Countless people each year are killed or left with debilitat-ing injuries caused by these weapons in conflicts around the globe, conflicts fuelled by the small arms trade.

For those who wish to help prevent this needless suffering, this book will provide invaluable insight.” Martin butcher, Senior. He fails to mention the calculation by Transparency International in two separate studies, that the global arms trade, which the US dominates, accounts for between 40% and 50% of all corruption in all world trade.

I acknowledge in the book that the US and its defense contractors, which led the way in arms trade corruption in the s, 60s and. The authors examine issues posed by Russia's participation in the world arms trade, weigh the chances of Russian-American discord over arms exports to &rogue states& as well as the possibilities.

Based on The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, the acclaimed book by Andrew Feinstein, the film explores how governments, their. Book Description.

The Global Arms Trade is written by a team of security experts drawn from around the world, analysing a phenomenon which has continued to flourish despite the end of the Cold War and the preoccupation with global terrorism after 11 September It provides a clear description and analysis of the demand for, and supply of, modern weapons systems, and assesses key issues of.

In his book Indefensible – Seven Myths That Sustain the Global Arms Trade, Paul Holden points to the weapons industry’s role in generating today’s wars. 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 War. The Global Arms Trade is written by a team of security experts drawn from around the world, analysing a phenomenon which has continued to flourish despite the end of the Cold War and the preoccupation with global terrorism after 11 September It provides a clear description and analysis of the demand for, and supply of, modern weapons systems, and assesses key issues of concern.

"To gain a perspective on the lower end of weapons technology, The Small Arms Trade makes for elucidating reading." - Defense Technology International "As an introductory text, this book certainly makes an admirable effort, as it is engaging, accessible and almost exclusively empirical in its approach." - Journal of Peace Research.This book is a reduced version of a report prepared at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

It shows that the richer countries—America, Russia, Britain and France—are responsible for 86 per cent of arms going into the Third World.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 War.