Arms Control

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:48
"Iranians can't use [a nuclear weapon] if they finally make one," Powell wrote to Democratic donor Jeffrey Leeds, according to the AP. "The boys in Tehran know Israel has 200, all targeted on Tehran, and we have thousands."
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:44
The Falkland Islands Government, FIG, and Falkland Islanders have welcomed the announcement of a new £20m landmine clearance commitment by the UK which will make safe dozens of areas which have been unusable for residents and visitors.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 09:11
The German cabinet gave the green light on Wednesday to send up to 650 troops to join a new NATO mission to combat arms smuggling by the Islamic State militant group in the Mediterranean Sea.
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:49
Brazilian prosecutors said on Tuesday they had charged Forjas Taurus SA, Latin America's largest gun maker, in May for dealing with a known Yemeni arms trafficker in violation of international sanctions, prompting the company's shares to plunge.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 05:48
The United States announced on Tuesday it would provide an additional $90 million over the next three years to help Laos, heavily bombed during the Vietnam War, clear unexploded ordnance that has killed or injured more than 20,000 people.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:56
More than a dozen U.S. lawmakers have written to President Barack Obama to urge a UN-imposed arms embargo on South Sudan following heavy fighting in its capital last month.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:43
As US missile defense funding to Israel surges, so, too, does the economic benefit to American teams led by Boeing and Raytheon, partners with Israel on joint production of the systems designed to defend against rapidly expanding threats.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 06:28
Raytheon has won a $129 million contract for procurement of tube launched optically tracked wireless guided (TOW)missiles for the US Marine Corps, U.S. Army, Bahrain and Morocco. Work will be completed with an estimated completion date of Aug. 4, 2018, The U.S. Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Human rights groups urged the United Nations Security Council to place an immediate arms embargo on South Sudan in order to reduce unlawful attacks on civilians.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
On Feb. 12 last year, the same day that a ceasefire ended the worst of the fighting in eastern Ukraine between rebels and government forces, a former rebel fighter seized a chance to turn his inside knowledge of the conflict into hard cash.