Managing the Arms Trade

Conventional Defense

Managing the Arms Trade

Stimson's Managing the Arms Trade project examines the complex global issue of responsible transfer and use of conventional arms. From small arms to unmanned aerial vehicles, managing how conventional arms are transferred or employed is vital in determining the course of global conflicts, civil wars, regional disputes, economic development, and humanitarian and human rights challenges.

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Research and Analysis

February 6, 2017 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

Editor’s note: This analysis is part of 2017 Presidential Inbox — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the Trump administration faces during its first 100 days in office. 

September 30, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

Burkina Faso, a small West African country that most Americans have never heard of and that saw a popular uprising in 2014 and attempted coup a year later, has received more than $4 million in the past 10 years to help professionalize its military. However, even with consistent U.S.

September 16, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl , EXPERT: Shannon Dick

Last week, a bipartisan quarter of senators — Rand Paul, Chris Murphy, Al Franken, and Mike Lee — introduced a joint resolution to block the $1.15 billion sale of Abrams tanks and other major defense articles to Saudi Arabia in light of concerns about the kingdom’s actions in Yemen.

August 30, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

For the last week, I have sat in a comfortable room in Geneva, along the lake with a picturesque view of the Alps.

August 24, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

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July 28, 2016 | EXPERT: Aditi Gorur , EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

By Aditi Gorur and Rachel Stohl:

July 27, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl , EXPERT: Shannon Dick

By Shannon Dick and Rachel Stohl: 

July 17, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

It’s been three years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Arms Trade Treaty, an agreement that aims to regulate the international trade of conventional weapons in order to curb the illicit trade of arms and ammunition.

June 30, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

By Rachel Stohl and Elizabeth Peartree: 

May 23, 2016 | EXPERT: Paul Holtom , EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

Increasing transparency and oversight of the international arms trade are at the heart of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Under the ATT, States Parties have three reporting obligations.

April 4, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl , EXPERT: Shannon Dick

By Rachel Stohl and Shannon Dick: 

March 23, 2016 | EXPERT: Shannon Dick

In February 2016, the United States took a considerable step towards repositioning Russia as a long-term threat to U.S.

March 1, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

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January 13, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl , EXPERT: Shannon Dick

By Rachel Stohl and Shannon Dick: 
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