Blog

Date Range
***to filter by region select a region from the View Site by Region menu at the top of the page

Join leading experts in this event, which will seek to answer two main questions: 1) Are arms exports the best way to create jobs in the United States?; and 2) How should the administration and the Congress balance economic, strategic, and human rights factors to ensure that U.S. arms exports are serving U.S. and global security interests?

The number of U.S. foreign military trainees increased substantially from 79,865 trainees in FY 2015 to 128,280 trainees in FY 2016, according to the State Department’s recent U.S. “Foreign Military Training” reports.

Indonesian Defense Minister Ryacudu asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis on his recent trip to Indonesia to reduce existing Leahy Laws limitations on U.S. security aid to one of its Special Forces units, Kopassus, although it has history of human rights violations.

Pages

Recent Blog

May 16, 2018
Trump Admin. Continues Spike in Counterterrorism Aid to Africa U.S. Counterterrorism Aid...
Apr 12, 2018
Forum on the Arms Trade Annual Conference: Taking Aim: A Closer Look at the Global Arms Trade...
Mar 26, 2018
Jobs, Security, and Human Rights: Striking a Balance in U.S. Arms Export Policy   THIS EVENT...
Feb 10, 2018
The number of U.S. foreign military trainees increased substantially in FY 2016, growing from 79,...
Jan 26, 2018
Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis to reduce...