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The international arms trade

by Edward J. Laurance

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Published by Lexington Books, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defense industries.,
  • Arms transfers.,
  • Weapons industry.,
  • Military assistance.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-238) and index.

    StatementEdward J. Laurance.
    SeriesIssues in world politics series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9743.A2 L34 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1708174M
    ISBN 100669199281
    LC Control Number92009727

    The GRIP has published a comic book on the arms trade with the support of Brussels International Brussels international selected the proposal of the Group for Research and Information on Peace and Security (GRIP), which it submitted for its call for projects on the theme of . 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 technology suited to building nuclear : William D. Hartung.

    The primary focus is on conventional small arms, in particular military-style weapons. The book tackles the core and most divisive legal problem of whether or not the laws relating to arms control and relevant norms of international law provide substantive restrictions upon the transfer of small arms by states.   Directed by Charles Tentindo. With William Schulz, Philip Coyle, Rachel Stohl, Sylvester Rowe/10(21).

    Lord of War is a American crime drama film written, produced, and directed by Andrew Niccol, and co-produced by and starring Nicolas Cage.. The film was released in the United States on Septem , with a DVD release following on Janu and Blu-ray release on J Cage plays an illegal arms dealer, inspired by the stories of several real-life arms dealers and Music by: Antonio Pinto. 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. Finally, the report examines the possible methods of controlling the arms trade.


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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 it has evolved since the end of the Cold by: Just got done with the book and I simply can't comprehend the extent of corruption related to this trade.

It is amazing that despite the trove of evidence cited in the book and how brazen and complete the violations are, nothing meaningful has been done to-date to stop these crimes/5(44).

The International Arms Trade by Rachel Stohl and Suzette Grillot. Polity Press,pp. In The International Arms Trade, Rachel Stohl, Associate Fellow at Chatham House in London, and Suzette Grillot, associate professor of political science and international and areas studies at the University of Oklahoma, describe the international conventional arms trade and the impact of these.

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.

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.

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The international trade in guns, tanks, and missiles is a global multi-billion dollar business. This book explores the complexities and realities of the global conventional weapons trade and provided an engaging introduction to the trade, the effects and the consequences of these weapons in the contemporary world/5(20).

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. 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 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 international arms trade. [Rachel J Stohl; Suzette Grillot] -- "This book explores the complexities and realities of the global conventional weapons trade. It traces the history of the arms trade and examines how it has evolved since the end of the Cold War.

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 report typically follows the trends of major arms suppliers, but as was noted in the Grimmett Report, there has been an increase in participation of other non-traditional suppliers, such as Israel, Spain, Sweden and some general data are provided on worldwide conventional arms transfers by all suppliers, The principal focus of this report is the level of arms transfers.

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().

The authors offer a brief history lesson on the arms trade from Thucydides' The Peloponnesian War through the present day before addressing four key points: (1) the legal supply and transfer of arms, (2) the illicit arms trade, (3) the consequences of the international arms trade, and (4) control of that trade.

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.

Discusses the major issues arising from the arms trade phenomenon; The global arms trade is a major area of academic and governmental enquiry.

With chapters looking at World regions such as Asia, Europe and the Middle East, as well as individual countries, this book will be of particular use and interest to scholars of international relations Format: Hardcover.

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.

-- Jennifer L. Erickson, Author of Dangerous Trade: Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation and Associate Professor of Political Science at Boston College "This book is a must-read for anyone who wishes to understand French defence-export policy and its foundation in the broader policy conception of strategic autonomy.

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 on: MAtt ScHroeDer.

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 body to Author: Andrew Clapham.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.

When the Treaty’s regular Conference of States Parties takes hold, it will underscore that the discussion and scrutiny of the international arms trade have firmly found a place on the multilateral agenda.” (Introduction to the book Weapons and international law: The Arms Trade Treaty, ).