Arms Control

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 09:40
The Qatar crisis has quickly become one of the Trump administration’s most sensitive dilemmas in the Middle East. Since America’s close Sunni Arab allies—Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)—took action against Doha earlier this month, the White House has sent the Qataris mixed messages about Washington’s position on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s row. At this juncture, it remains unclear what role the Trump administration will play in Saudi/Emirati efforts to pressure the Qataris into capitulation.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 08:11
Pakistan has procured supplies from China for its nuclear and missile programs, according to a new report by experts at King’s College of London.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 07:32
Russia and India will sign an agreement on Saturday for Moscow to deliver advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to New Delhi, a Kremlin aide said on Thursday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The American-led airstrike campaign against the Islamic State group and the global demand for missile defenses have Raytheon positioned for solid growth in 2016, the firm’s top executive said. Raytheon is projecting a revenue increase of 3 to 5 percent, or as much as a $1.1 billion, from its $23.3 billion in sales last year.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Zahir Jan, a scrap metal dealer in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, pays about 175 Afghani ($2.55) per kilo of spent cartridge casings and has no trouble finding supplies from poorly paid soldiers and policemen looking for extra cash. Along with official and media reports that some soldiers and police even sell weapons and ammunition to the Taliban, the issue illustrates a problem for commanders trying to improve controls on vital supplies like fuel and ammunition.
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 08:33

Panel One

  1. The Honorable Rose E. Gottemoeller
    Undersecretary For Arms Control And International Security
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington , D.C.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 07:11
Today is day two of the first ever three day conference of the parties to the Arms Trade Treaty
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 09:17

The House Committee on Homeland Security will hold a hearing on weapons of mass destruction and on bolstering the DHS to combat persistent threats to America.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 08:29

The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hold a hearing on lessons learned from past WMD negotiations.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 15:06
While the U.S. government has some of the most comprehensive laws and regulations controlling arms exports, this briefing paper shows that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is missing some key controls to prevent the use of intermediaries with problematic backgrounds, particularly when DoD employs one of its new congressionally approved authorities to train and equip foreign security forces.