The Forum on the Arms Trade is a network of civil society experts and a point of contact for strengthening public efforts to address the humanitarian, economic and other implications of arms transfers, security assistance, and weapons use. Managed from Washington DC, the Forum provides a venue for bringing its community's wide-ranging expertise together to amplify and strengthen its work, while also offering government and media members a one-stop resource for the latest information, analysis, and best contacts. Forum-listed experts are located around the world and work on diverse topics including human rights, development, arms control, humanitarian disarmament, cybersecurity, arms and the environment, anti-corruption, and related fields.
Aude Fleurant (and team), "Trends in international arms transfers, 2016," SIPRI Fact Sheet, Feb. 20
Kate Kizer, "America's Role in Yemen 2017 and Beyond", The Yemen Peace Project, February.
Heather Roff, "What Do People Around the World Think About Killer Robots?," Slate, February 7.
Rachel Stohl, "Trumps Opportunity to Support Transparency, Accountability on the Conventional Arms Trade," Stimson, February 6.
Jeff Abramson, "Proposed U.S. Arms Export Agreements from January 1, 2016 to December 1, 2016," Arms Control Association factsheet. February 1.
Nicholas Marsh (+), "Illicit Small Arms Prices: Introducing Two New Datasets" SADO and NISAT-PRIO, January 17.
Lora Lumpe (+), "In the fight against human trafficking, child solders get ignored," The Hill-Congress Blog, January 13.
Jeff Abramson, "Obama Acts on Arms Exports," Arms Control Today, January/Feb 2017.
Jeff Abramson, "Mine Ban Treaty Challenges, Successes Continue," Arms Control Today, January/Feb 2017.
Jeff Abramson, "Talks to Explore 'Killer Robots' Ban," Arms Control Today, January/Feb 2017.
William Hartung, "U.S. Arms Transfers to UAE and Mideast Security," Center for International Policy, January 11.
William Hartung, "Ten Questions for General Mattis," National Interest, January 10.
Iain Overton, "Will 2017 see more suicide bombings? Sadly, probably yes," Guardian, January 4.
Dan Gettinger, Drones Operating in Syria and Iraq, Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College, December 13.
Rachel Stohl, "The Drone Memos Offers a Critique of Obama Administration's 'Shortsighted' Policies on Targeted Killing,"Just Security, December 13, 2016.
Heather Roff, "Meaningful Human Control or Appropriate Human Judgment? The Necessary Limits on Autonomous Weapons," Arizona State University - Global Security Initiative, December 2016.
William Hartung, "What Will a Trump Adminstration Mean to U.S. Arms Sales to the Middle East?" National Interest, December 12.
Aude Fleurant (and team), The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies, 2015, SIPRI Fact Sheet, December.
Rachel Stohl, "Conventional Weapons: Obama's Missed Opportunities," Arms Control Today, December 2016.
Jeff Abramson (final editor), "Landmine Monitor 2016," International Campaign to Ban Landmines, November 22 2016.
Rachel Stohl, "Drones: A Challenge to the Law of Armed Conflict," The Cipher Brief, November 22.
Robert Muggah +, "Como o Brasil virou o 4º maior vendedor de armas de pequeno porte do mundo," Folha (Brazil), November 20.
Colby Goodman +, "U.S. Military and Police Aid Programs A Basic Guide," Security Assistance Monitor, November 11.
Andrew Feinstein, "Rolls Royce Bribery Allegations: Why A Prosecution is Essential," Corruption Watch, November 1.
William Hartung, "The Urge to Splurge" TomDispatch.com, October 25.
Robert Muggah +, "Brazil's Merchants of Death," New York Times, October 23.
Rachel Stohl, "The Obama Administration's New Declaration on Export and Use of Drones," Stimson Spotlight, October 5.
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Arms Trade News
Check out the latest edition of the Forum's newsletter featuring links to reports on the global arms trade, proposed US-Saudi arms sales, weapons exports to Mexico, new "loitering munitions" and much more (Feb 21).
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