Arms Control

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 06:37
The European Union on Monday proposed expanding a United Nations Security Council mandate for a European naval operation to allow it to crack down on arms smuggling in the high seas off war-torn Libya, though Russia voiced concerns about the idea.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 06:28
The security situation continues to erode in Trinidad and Tobago as the island nation struggles to combat organized crime fueled by the drug trade and deterioration in nearby Venezuela is feeding fears of an influx of firearms.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 06:47
El Salvador prosecutors on Thursday asked Congress to allow the government to investigate the country's ambassador to Germany for illegal arms sales during his time in the Defense Ministry. The government said Ambassador Jose Atilio Benitez, 57, a retired general, committed fraud with more than 30 weapons that belonged to the armed forces, selling everything from military rifles to handguns on the black market.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:21
Frustrated by a growing death toll, the White House has quietly placed a hold on the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia as the Sunni ally continues its bloody war on Shiite rebels in Yemen, U.S. officials tell Foreign Policy.
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:11
It is in Britain's interest to support the new national unity government in Libya, David Cameron has insisted, as he confirmed the Royal Navy is preparing to deploy another warship to the region.
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:09
The U.K. plans to deploy a navy warship to the Mediterranean to counter arms smuggling in Libya and a team to assist in training the country’s coast guard, Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday, in the latest sign of a step toward military involvement in the country.
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 06:26
Egypt is seeking Harpoon Block II missiles from the United States in a deal worth an estimated $143 million. The US State Department approved the possible foreign military sale and issued notification to Congress on 11 May, according to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 07:20
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry will introduce military attaches of foreign embassies accredited in Azerbaijan to the fact of usage of banned incendiary weapons by Armenia against the Azerbaijani population.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 07:07
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has accused the previous administration of stealing some $15 billion (13 billion euros) of public money through fraudulent arms deals.
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 08:33

Panel One

  1. The Honorable Rose E. Gottemoeller
    Undersecretary For Arms Control And International Security
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington , D.C.