The new policy is a step in the right direction but implementation is the real test.
In its first decade, the Arms Trade Treaty has established itself but new memberships have slowed and the illicit arms market continues to flourish.
A new report appears to show shifts in the global arms trade that will result in more weapons flowing to Europe and a reduced role for Russia.
The Biden administration announced a policy that more fully emphasizes human rights among a list of priorities for U.S. engagement in the international arms trade.
Transparency in conventional arms transfers can advance stability, but fewer countries are reporting their activities.
Siding with Russia in the Ukraine war, Iran delivered drones, promised missiles.
Some Democrats in Congress say Saudi Arabia is untrustworthy and should not be permitted to buy U.S. weapons.
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The latest U.S. offer is valued at $1 billion, as Taiwan seeks to build its defenses amid rising tensions with China.
As weapons shipments flood Ukraine, states-parties to the Arms Trade Treaty are discussing improving controls over weapons after they have been delivered.