Tag: Arms sales

This database is exposing decades of Israel’s shady arms deals

This database is exposing decades of Israel’s shady arms deals
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Israel has been exporting arms to the world’s most repressive governments. A new project aims to hold it accountable by tracking these confidential sales.

This database is exposing decades of Israel’s shady arms deals

‘Good’: Anti-War Democrats Applaud Biden for Freeze on US Arms Sales to Saudis and UAE | Common Dreams News

A float at the 2019 Dusseldorf Carnival in Germany depicting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and his "guardian angel," President Donald Trump. (Photo: Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images)

This is an important first step in ending our material support for war globally, and the genocide in Yemen in particular,” said Rep. Ilhan Omar.

‘Good’: Anti-War Democrats Applaud Biden for Freeze on US Arms Sales to Saudis and UAE | Common Dreams News

Not Just Careless: Australian weapons part turns up on Armenian battlefield – Michael West

Drone, Microair, Defence

How did an Australian-made transponder, a key part of drone technology, end up in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan where human rights abuses are prolific? Michelle Fahy investigates the murky trail of the drone bit and the cagey response of the Defence establishment from DFAT to DoD to Minister Marise Payne.

Not Just Careless: Australian weapons part turns up on Armenian battlefield – Michael West

Obama May Be Preaching ‘Tough Love’ to Saudi – But Arms Sales Tell Another Story | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

When President Barack Obama arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for a meeting of Gulf leaders, he was greeted at the airport by the governor of Riyadh, instead of the Saudi king. Unlike his previous visits, Obama’s arrival was not broadcast on Saudi state television with its usual pomp and circumstance.

Source: Obama May Be Preaching ‘Tough Love’ to Saudi – But Arms Sales Tell Another Story | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community