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11/13/20 | Fact Sheets
Issue Brief: Major Arms Sales to the United Arab Emirates

With the recent annoucnment of a possible $23 billion sale of U.S. arms to the UAE, this brief examines the security partnership between the U.S. and Abu Dhabi, and the serious strategic and human rights concerns posed by the latest arms transfers

11/11/20 | Fact Sheets
U.S. Security Cooperation with ASEAN Member States

Ahead of the 37th ASEAN Member summit, this factsheet gives an overview of the U.S.'s deepening defense ties in Southeast Asia. 


Sam in the News

12/3/19 | News
Naval maneuvers from China, Iran and Russia
In this article, program & research associate Elias Yousif was quoted on recent joint military exercises between China, Iran, and Russia.
11/10/19 | News
Ron Johnson: Trump Advisers Had To ‘Convince’ President To Send Ukraine Aid
SAM's data is cited in this piece discussing the impeachment inquiry and the amount of security assistance Ukraine receives. Read More
10/25/19 | News
US Military Aid to Lebanon Continues Amid Protests
SAM's analysis is cited in this article discussing the Defense Department's decision to continue sending military aid to Lebanon as nationwide demonstrations continue. Read More

SAM Events

08/04/18 | Event
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05/22/18 | Event

The inaugural Forum on the Arms Trade annual conference, "Taking Aim: A Closer Look at the Global Arms Trade," is a half-day event that will take place at the Stimson Center on May 22, 2018. The conference will feature leading experts, journalists, and members of civil society and the government...

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