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WPF’s Senior Fellow, Sam Perlo-Freeman culminates two years of research with the WPF — and building on a career of expert analysis on the global arms trade –with a new occasional paper, “Red Flags and Red Diamonds: the warning signs and political drivers of arms trade corruption” (World Peace Foundation Occasional Paper #21, September […]

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Reducing the size of the international arms trade is a seemingly impossible task. The current sale of UK and US arms to Saudi Arabia provides a telling example of how egregious arms sales to provision a war zone are extremely difficult to stop in the face of state resistance and vested corporate interest.  In this […]

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In April 2019, it was revealed that the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV – the government agency in charge of procurement to the Swedish armed forces), on top of 60 new Jas Gripen E fighter jets had also ordered 14 extra airframes to the Jas Gripen plane.[1] The planes and airframes are made […]

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This essay covers the main topics that have been subjects of research conducted by the Arms and Security Project since the beginning of the Trump administration.  The main issues addressed by the project have been U.S. arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE); major trends in U.S. arms sales; and the […]

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The below statement is by our partners at Corruption Watch UK, regarding the Court of Appeal Decision on British arms sales to Saudi Arabia. It was released on June 20, 2019.

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Statement on Court of Appeal Decision on British Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Corruption Watch welcomes today’s decision by the Appeal Court […]

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When talking about the global arms trade, focusing on the Middle East seems not only relevant but even natural given that an increasing share of importers of major arms are to be found in this region, which is the second most important one in the world in this regard – after Asia and Oceania, with […]

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