Category: Weapons & Disarmament

Lawrence Wittner: The “Merchants of Death” Survive and Prosper

According to a study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, sales of weapons and military services by the world’s largest 100 corporate military purveyors in 2016 (the latest year for which figures are available) rose to $375 billion

Nick Turse: Drug Wars, Missing Money, and a Phantom $500 Million

Pentagon Watchdog Calls Out Two Commands for Financial Malfeasance

Michael T. Klare: Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review

It calls for increasing the role of nuclear weapons in US strategy, which will only increase the risk of confrontation

William D. Hartung: War Pay

Another Good Year for Weapons Makers Is Guaranteed

Mike Stone: Pentagon, Diplomats to Play Bigger Arms Sales Role

We want to see those guys, the commercial and military attaches, unfettered to be salesmen for this stuff, to be promoters”

Harry Blain: A Banner Year for the Arms Industry

Half of Pentagon spending goes to contractors, the military budget is set to skyrocket, and the Trump administration is peddling arms all over the world

Lily Sheehan: Labour Party dragging heels on nuclear disarmament?

Corbyn just won a prize for peace activism – so why is the Labour Party still committed to renewing trident?

Harry Blain: U.S. Is Stockpiling Nuclear Arms

The U.S. is spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place

Lawrence Wittner: The Day I First Picketed the White House

Why It Wasn’t a Bad Idea

Jonathan Cook: Israel arms trade with rogue regimes

If countries want the best arms, then they probably go to the US and Europe. But when no one else will sell to you, then you turn to Israel

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