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Global arms trade

Global arms trade

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Published by Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms transfers,
  • Weapons industry,
  • Military assistance

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 31, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14432962M

      The Shadow World is the behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade, exposing in forensic detail the deadly collusion that all too often exists among senior politicians, weapons manufacturers, felonious arms dealers, and the military—-a situation that compromises our security and undermines our : Picador.   His critically-acclaimed book "The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade" reveals the corruption and malfeasance at the heart of .

      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, ). A former ANC Member of Parliament, he is the author of "After the Party: The ANC, Corruption and South Africa's Uncertain Future" and "The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade" described by the Washington Post as "the most complete account [of .

    The global arms trade is suffused with corruption, imperils the vulnerable and makes us all less safe. Yet arms merchants and their government supporters can turn to a set of time-honed and well-packaged arguments to justify the status quo. Each one of the claims is either deeply questionable or simply untrue. The arms business needs to be. The Shadow World is a heroic book by an author who, in writing it, has put himself in the firing line. We surely can't go on leaving this story to Hollywood. The global arms trade totalled $ trillion in , up 53% in 10 by:


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Share Buy New. $ $ + $ shipping Only 1 left in stock - order soon. /5(44). 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 military a situation that compromises our security and undermines our democracy/5(42).

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.

Pulling back the curtain on this secretive world, Andrew /5. 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.

The Global Arms Trade is a timely, comprehensive and in-depth study of this topic, 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 assess key issues.

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.

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().

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.

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.

Global defense business and arms proliferation --Dynamics of world armaments production, arms transfers, and defense markets --International operations of U.S. defense firms --European defense industries: politics, structure, and markets --Israel's defense industry: evolution and prospects --Japanese defense industrial policy and U.S.-Japan.

Based on The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, the acclaimed book by Andrew Feinstein, the film explores how governments, their militaries and intelligence agencies, defense contractors.

The global arms trade: past and present -- pt. The global marketplace: an overview. Global defense business and arms proliferation ; Arms sales to third world nations ; The arms trade and world hunger -- pt. III.

The Middle East arms bazaar. 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.

The Global Weapons Trade. To see the full version of this visualization click here. The above visualization sums up the global weapons trade during the Obama era, minus data from It was created by data scientist Hai Nguyen Mau, and each relationship plots the value of the weapons trade between two countries based on data from SIPRI.

Myths of the Global Arms Trade: this program relays and defuses the seven “myths of the global arms trade.” Resources developed for this program include an interactive website and book, Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Arms Trade (Zed Books ),by Paul Holtom with WPF project collaborators.

The book Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Arms Trade, Collected by Paul Holden is published by Zed Books. The Chicago Distribution Center has reopened and is fulfilling orders. All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK   Andrew Feinstein is one of the world’s leading experts on political corruption and the global arms trade.

A frequent commentator on BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, and The Guardian, his writing has been. Deploying statistics, case studies, and irrefutable evidence to demonstrate how the arguments in favor of the arms trade are fundamentally flawed, both factually and logically, the contributors to this volume clearly show that far from protecting us, the arms trade undermines our security by fanning the flames of war, terrorism, and global.

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 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 of conventional weapons for the purpose of contributing to international Effective: 24 December.

Far from protecting us, the book shows how the arms trade undermines our security by fanning the flames of war, terrorism and global instability. In countering these myths, the book points to ways in which we can combat the arms trade’s malignant influence, reclaim our democracies and reshape our economies.The Global Arms Trade.

DOI link for The Global Arms Trade. The Global Arms Trade bookCited by: 4. 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 .