Statement from Jeff Abramson, non-resident senior fellow for arms control and conventional arms transfers
Saudi Arabia faces repercussions due to its murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the civilian casualties from its war in Yemen.
Murder Puts Heat on Saudi Arms Deals
If the Trump administration is serious about changing U.S. arms sales policies, it should add much greater transparency into the arms transfer and monitoring process.
Trump administration emphasizes economic benefits of U.S. weapons sales abroad.
Senate measure on Yemen war falls short.
The Trump administration is expected to unveil changes to U.S. conventional arms transfer policies and rules that could speed arms exports.
An administration proposal on firearms export rules could effectively undercut the important oversight role that Congress provides.