Arms Sales

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 07:31
Azerbaijan purchased 10 tanks, 10 Infantry Fighting Vehicles, 438 artillery systems, 25 combat helicopters from official Moscow sold last year. Number of machines sold to Armenia was more than Azerbaijan. According to report, Russia sold 35 tanks, 110 fighting vehicles, 50 rocket launchers and 200 rockets to Armenia.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:27

A new blog post by the Center for International Policy’s William Hartung highlights the first policy directive on conventional arms sales in almost two decades, released by the Obama administration on January 15. The language of the directive emphasizes that human rights be a key part of arms sales decision making, while also pushing for greater promotion of U.S. exports.

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 12:01

This post was written by CIP intern Benjamin Fagan.

The following is a round-up of some of the top articles and news highlights from around the region over the past week.

Brazil

Friday, October 28, 2011 - 03:52

Thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request from the Federation of American Scientists' Arms Sales Monitoring Program, the Just the Facts database now includes information about weapons and equipment that the United States government sold to Latin America and the Caribbean through the Foreign Military Sales program in 2010.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 15:04

Thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request from the Federation of American Scientists' Arms Sales Monitoring Program, we now have data about weapons and equipment that the U.S. government sold to the rest of the world through the Foreign Military Sales program in 2008.

Thursday, August 28, 2008 - 14:18

Thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request from the Federation of American Scientists' Arms Sales Monitoring Program, we now have data about weapons and equipment that the U.S. government sold to the rest of the world through the Foreign Military Sales program in 2007.

Monday, August 11, 2008 - 12:29

The latest yearbook of the Stockholm International Peace Research Initiative (SIPRI), published in June, notes a sharp increase in arms transfers to South America.

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