The COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping thinking about national security and geopolitics Understanding these changes is crucial to how we—as advocates, analysts, educators, and engaged citizens—respond.
Global arms transfers continue to grow, with Washington providing more than one-third of them.
Firearms Export Changes Partially Blocked
The Commerce Department will now oversee certain firearms exports
The world has rejected landmines because they are indiscriminate and disproportionately harm civilians. In response to new Trump administration policies, Congress should impose a ban on the deployment of any type of anti-personnel landmine in new theaters of operation and encouraging the United States to join the Mine Ban Treaty. (February 2020)
If the Trump administration reverses the Obama-era policy on anti-personnel mines, Congress should respond by imposing a ban on the deployment of any type of anti-personnel land mine in new theaters of operation.
Changes would put profits over national and international security
Senator Refreshes Hold on Firearms Export Changes
Will arms trade issues have a prominent role in the public discourse that leads up to the 2020 U.S. election?