Russian-backed separatist forces and beleaguered Ukrainian government troops traded cluster munition attacks in January that killed 13 civilians, according to reports...
The State Department’s Feb. 17 announcement codifies the interagency process for approving the export of armed drones. Analysts doubt that the new policy will enable many more countries to purchase the deadliest unmanned systems.
Representatives of more than 80 states-parties and signatories to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) gathered in Trinidad and Tobago last month...
As the global treaty to regulate the arms trade enters into force, all 50-plus participating nations will have to issue public reports on the import and export of weapons within a year.
Scientist redirection programs, which help find peaceful employment for former weapons scientists, have focused so far on nonconventional arms. That needs to change.
Vice President Joe Biden announced on Sept. 26 the appointment of Colin Kahl as his new national security adviser.
The U.S. government will allow the sale of certain types of lethal weapons to Vietnam for the first time, the State Department announced Oct. 2.
The controversial sale of a French amphibious assault ship to Russia remains in limbo after the French government dropped its original deadline for a decision.