arms sales

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 03:58

As the United States approaches the 15th anniversary of its invasion of Iraq and continues to provide significant levels of aid to the security forces, this timeline shows some of the key events that shaped the U.S.-Iraqi security aid relationship during this period.


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 13:54

A report released today by the Security Assistance Monitor program of the Center for International Policy documents over $80 billion in U.S. arms sales notifications to Congress during the Trump Administration’s first year in office. The Trump Administration total of $82.2 billion for 2017 slightly exceeded the Obama Administration’s total of $76.5 billion for 2016, and was more than $20 billion less than the peak year of the Obama Administration’s major arms sales offers in 2010.

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 06:05
The Trump Administration is set to surpass U.S. arms sales under the Obama Administration by record numbers based on analysis of available U.S. arms sales notifications to Congress under both the Foreign Military Sales and Direct Commercial Sales programs from January to September in 2016 and 2017. Compared to 2016, the Trump Administration has more than doubled the dollar amount of U.S. arms sales notifications over the Obama Administration. The below chart and table provides details on all of these proposed deals for 2016 and 2017 and will be regularly updated with new data and analysis.
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 02:11

U.S. arms sales notifications under the Trump administration total over $48B.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 08:48
This article talks about U.S. efforts to move oversight of some firearms and ammunition exports from the State Department to the Commerce Department and how the move might benefit the U.S. firearms industry and exporters.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 08:45
This article questions to recent US sales of top level fighter jets along with other supplies, arguing that Bahrain may not get the most effective use out of the weapon systems.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 08:34
This article investigates how the Pentagon is using a mix of contractors, SOCOM and other facilities to send soviet arms to Syrian rebels after previous attempts to arms rebels had failed.
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 12:13
This article discusses how campaigners lost a high-profile case calling for UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia to be stopped over humanitarian concerns, as the high court ruled exports could continue.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 09:48

U.S. arms sales notifications under the Trump administration total over $48B.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 14:17

Each report is a compilation of all Foreign Military Sales notifications listed on the Defense Security Cooperation Agency website for the given year.