Changes would put profits over national and international security
Senator Refreshes Hold on Firearms Export Changes
Planned shift to Commerce Department reviews for certain U.S. arms transfers triggers strong congressional criticism.
Under new rules from the Trump administration, Congress would lose its ability to provide oversight on how certain firearms and military-style weapons are sold internationally.
China Considers Joining ATT
A senior Red Cross official promotes respect for international humanitarian law.
The Arms Trade Treaty’s annual conference reviewed the pact’s implementation and effectiveness.
A majority of U.S. senators backed a Congressional effort to limit U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but President Trump’s veto holds.