Evolving U.S. and Chinese attitudes toward the Arms Trade Treaty are changing the treaty’s outlook just seven years after its adoption.
Congress is taking steps against Trump administration efforts to conclude large new arms deals with the United Arab Emirates.
Record-high U.S. arms export plans are spurring Democrats to boost congressional oversight.
Iran’s UN ambassador sets out the case against U.S. actions in the Security Council.
The adoption of concrete arms control measures, combined with UN monitoring and reporting, could enable the UN secretary-general’s call for a global ceasefire to take hold.
The Trump administration continues to push Middle East arms sales after an internal U.S. State Department report was released.
Attempting to unilaterally snapback sanctions would be a dangerous escalation in the Trump administration’s already irresponsible policy toward Iran that could have serious ramifications for the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and the future of the Security Council.
Though concerning, possible violations of arms-related provisions of Resolution 2231 by Iran are not grounds for the unilateral U.S. actions to prevent the embargo’s expiration.
The Trump administration has pressed forward with foreign military sales, triggering calls of concern from some U.S. lawmakers.