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UK Resumes Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Submitted by eyousif on Fri, 07/31/2020 - 07:15

A overview of the UK's decision to reverse a moratorium on arms sales to Saudi Arabia, despite the contributions those weapons are making to civilian harm in Yemen. 

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Beyond Performance: Lessons Learned from U.S. Security Assistance to Tunisia

Submitted by eyousif on Wed, 07/22/2020 - 14:38

A holistic analysis of the impact and efficacy of U.S. security assistance to Tunisia, looking both at the improvments in capabilites and in the political developments of the rising democracy. 

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China and the Arms Trade Treaty

Submitted by eyousif on Thu, 07/02/2020 - 07:12

China’s National People’s Congress has recently agreed to join the

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What "Flipping the Script" on Arms Sales Looks Like

Submitted by eyousif on Mon, 06/15/2020 - 07:57

A review of a recent opinion piece looking at the need to re-orient the U.S. arms sales process to favor congressional oversight. 

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The Firearm Sales Lawmakers Would Have Missed in 2019

Submitted by eyousif on Thu, 06/04/2020 - 06:31

With the Trump Administration dramatically altering the oversight of U.S. firearm exports, this Issue Brief looks at the arms sales in 2019 that would have slipped under the radar under new regulations. 

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THE TRUMP EFFECT: TRENDS IN MAJOR U.S. ARMS SALES 2019

Submitted by eyousif on Sat, 05/23/2020 - 20:09

An analysis of trends, changes, and policy developments in U.S. arms sales in 2019. 

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Arms Sales and Security Aid in the Time of Duterte

Submitted by eyousif on Mon, 05/04/2020 - 02:16

An overview of U.S. arms transfers to the Philippines amidst ongoing human rights abuses. 

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Tracking U.S. Security Assistance and Arms Sales

Submitted by eyousif on Sun, 04/19/2020 - 17:40

A quick overview of how to use SAM's database resources to investigage U.S. arms sales and security aid. 

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Resource Page: The Military's Response to Coronavirus

Submitted by eyousif on Sun, 04/12/2020 - 20:15

A collection of resources on the military's role in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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