Arms Companies Failing To Address Human Rights Risks

By Staff, -

As the world’s biggest arms companies prepare to set up shop at a global arms fair in London, a new report by Amnesty International shows how major industry players including Airbus, BAE Systems [...]

U. S. Sale Of War Planes To New Zealand Faces Resistance

By David Swanson, -

The U.S. State Department uses public funds and public employees to market private products designed for mass killing to foreign governments. Few corporations have benefitted more from this [...]

The Arms Industry Gains Even More Power In Washington, DC

By Mandy Smithberger and William D. Hartung, -

The way personnel spin through Washington’s infamous revolving door between the Pentagon and the arms industry is nothing new. That door, however, is moving ever faster with the appointment [...]

In Yemen And Beyond, U.S. Arms Manufacturers Are Abetting Crimes Against Humanity

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies, -

Our leading weapons dealers have developed a business model that feeds on war, terrorism, chaos, political instability, and human rights violations. The Saudi bombing of a school bus in Yemen on [...]

Report: War Profiteers, US Arming Of Repressive Regimes

By Staff, CODE PINK -

It is a rare moment when a mainstream US media outlet makes the connection between U.S. weapons manufacturers and the killing of civilians. But tragically, it is not rare at all that repressive [...]

I Don’t Remember Voting For US Bombs To Kill Little Kids In Yemen

By Will Bunch, -

It must have been a moment of unspeakable shock, terror and pain. But it’s hard to know exactly what it was like at the moment last Thursday when a school bus packed with Yemeni schoolchildren — [...]

I Traced Missile Casings In Syria Back To Their Original Sellers, So It’s Time For The West To Reveal Who They Sell Arms To

By Robert Fisk, -

Readers, a small detective story. Note down this number: MFG BGM-71E-1B. And this number: STOCK NO 1410-01-300-0254. And this code: DAA A01 C-0292. I found all these numerals printed on the side [...]

US Provides Military Assistance To 73 Percent of World’s Dictatorships

By Rich Whitney Truthout -

As of the fiscal year 2015, the last year for which we have publicly available data, the federal government of the United States had been providing military assistance to 36 of 49 dictatorships, [...]