Arms trade

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Hassan Chakrani
The Lebanese state’s 2012 draft budget allocates $1.2 billion to the Lebanese army, a meager amount by all means, and more so in consideration of the...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
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Bruno Jäntti
During Israel's latest onslaught against the Gaza Strip in November 2012, a major conference was held in Tel Aviv: the 2nd Israel HLS International...
Monday, May 13, 2013
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The UN General Assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly adopted the first-ever treaty to regulate the $80-billion-a-year conventional arms trade. The...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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Abdullah Elmaazi
What comes to pass along Libya’s vast southern border can impact not just North Africa, but countries around the world.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
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Radwan Mortada
Who is Khaled Mahmoud? The once imprisoned leader from Fatah al-Islam is now the “emir” of an armed group in Syria. Al-Akhbar looks into the murky...
Friday, January 4, 2013
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Danny Makki
The “Arab Spring” came to a halt in Syria, where an intransigent regime with powerful allies remains entrenched in power. With Russia and China...
Friday, October 12, 2012
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US foreign military sales have shot past $50 billion in a record-breaking year, boosted by massive fighter jet deals with Saudi Arabia and Japan, a...
Friday, June 15, 2012
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