Arms Control

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 07:46
Sunday's test of the Ground-Based Missile Defense system does not justify its expansion.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 06:00

Last week was the Center for a New American Security’s (CNAS) Eighth Annual National Security Conference. The panel discussions and keynote speakers’ focused on national security and foreign policy themes that resemble what have been discussed for years:

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:44
Rapid progress has been made in the year since the global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) opened for signature at the United Nations in New York, and a surge of further ratifications will soon activate the treaty this year, helping to save millions of lives and protect human rights, Amnesty International said as it marks the anniversary of the treaty signing on 3 June.
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 12:03

Kazakhstan is moving to upgrade its military arsenal, while the United States has offered a million dollars for any information on Kamchybek Kolbayev’s criminal network.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 06:44
"High-level political and military relations between the two countries let us transfer the latest technologies to Azerbaijan without any problems.”
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 09:02
But it seems they may be losing out in the giveaway to their neighbors to the south: Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 08:56
The Pakistani armed forces have already been supplied with 22 MRAPs — 20 MaxxPro’s along with two “haulers” to move them if damaged — under a now-canceled State Department program known as the Pakistan Counterinsurgency Capability Fund.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 15:16

As such, it is still unclear how much Afghanistan’s neighbors can benefit from the United States’ Excess Defense Articles program. 

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 08:17
Most recently, the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad issued a release noting that final determinations of EDA have yet to be made, and that if approved, EDA "is likely to be sourced from U.S. stock outside Afghanistan."
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 08:45
On March 24, U.S. Senator Dan Coats, a Republican from the state of Indiana, introduced an amendment to the Ukrainian aid bill that would levy sanctions on Rosoboronexport.