WPF’s Bridget Conley interviews Xiaodon Liang about this new WPF published paper, “A typology of corrupt third-parties in the legal arms trade” (World Peace Foundation April 2020).
Drawing on WPF’s Compendium of Arms Trade Corruption, Liang developed a typology of third party actors in arms deals. In this video interview, Liang provides an overview […]Continue Reading →
WPF’s latest occasional paper presents new analysis based on our Compendium of Arms Trade Corruption, focused on the roles of third-parties in the legal trade. The author, Xiaodon Liang, is a Research Assistant in the Global Arms Trade and Corruption program at the WPF. He is also a PhD candidate at The Fletcher School […]Continue Reading →
The World Peace Foundation is proud to announce that it has been awarded a two-year grant (2020 – 2022) from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to undertake research on Defense Industries, Foreign Policy and Armed Conflict. The research team includes Sam Perlo-Freeman, Jennifer Erickson, Emma Soubrier, Anna Stavrianakis, and WPF’s Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
Our March 2019 Employee of the Month is Charles Koch—the Koch brother who remains politically active following the retirement of his younger brother David last year. The Koch brothers are paragons of the new American feudalism, who turned pillaging the commons for personal enrichment into a doctrine for societal misgovernment and planetary recklessness under the […]Continue Reading →
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