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5/23/20 | Reports
THE TRUMP EFFECT: TRENDS IN MAJOR U.S. ARMS SALES 2019

An analysis of trends, changes, and policy developments in U.S. arms sales in 2019. 

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5/4/20 | Fact Sheets
Arms Sales and Security Aid in the Time of Duterte

An overview of U.S. arms transfers to the Philippines amidst ongoing human rights abuses. 

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4/19/20 | Fact Sheets
Tracking U.S. Security Assistance and Arms Sales

A quick overview of how to use SAM's database resources to investigage U.S. arms sales and security aid. 

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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.
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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
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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
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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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