The Mideast Arms Sales Debates (Research Note Ser. ; No. 3) by Marvin Feuerwerger

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Mideast arms sales surging to record $18b inwith Saudis in lead As Western nations boost supplies to their allies in the region, analysts warn of destabilizing effects; US is biggest. Vanderbilt Television News Archive. Twenty-first Avenue South, Suite Nashville, TNUSA. Phone Email | Broadcast Index | Login | Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries | Broadcast Index | Login | Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries.

purchaser of major U.S. weapons systems. By law, U.S. arms sales cannot adversely affect Israel’s “qualitative military edge” over other countries in its region. The two countries signed a free trade agreement inand the United States is Israel’s largest trading partner.

Finally by the policy of arms sales, Russia makes it known that it is a player in the great game. If other countries want Russia to desist from a particular arms sale, Moscow will be able to.

The Obama administration’s push for more Mideast arms sales has been a bonanza for U.S. weapons contractors, who have made increased exports a Author: William Hartung. In May, Weldon, together with Ringgold and another company representative, traveled to Moscow to discuss working with Russia's weapons-export agency on arms sales to the Middle East.

Rice: New arms and military assistance to Mideast will counter terrorism Secretary of State Rice, Secretary of Defense Gates to visit Mideast region Deals involve Israel, Egypt and the Gulf states. BLOCK: We haven't mentioned the biggest, I gather, recipient of U.S.

arms sales, which would be Saudi Arabia. HARTUNG: Yes. There's a recent $60. The growing number of conflicts in the Middle East have led to a surge in business for U.S. defense contractors causing concerns of a new arms.

Nearly half of US arms exports over the past five years have gone to the war-stricken Middle East, with Saudi Arabia consolidating its place as.

Britain should seek to retain a "healthy slice" of the defence market in the Middle East, Defence Secretary Liam Fox said today. Mideast monarchies, spearheaded by Saudi Arabia and Qatar, are flooding their arsenals with foreign weapons at a staggering pace in the region Author: Carlo Muñoz.

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Proposed bill would require U.S. to consult Israel before selling arms in Mideast Quote: While keeping Israel's military advantage over its neighbors is already an existing law in the U.S., the new bill proposes that the president "consult with appropriate officials in the government of Israel on Israel’s qualitative military edge before.

Saudi Arabia is a key U.S. ally in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia's security forces have relied on U.S. equipment, training, and service support for decades, officially as a counterbalance to Iranian military influence in the region, and to help protect the Kingdom from extremist attacks.

Between andSaudi Arabia was the destination for nearly 10% of all U.S. arms exports. Following leader remarks, the Senate considers H.R.the legislative vehicle for a short-term continuing resolution to fund the government.

They also consider a. Congress enacted a law in requiring that arms sales allow Israel to maintain a “qualitative military edge” in the region. All sales to the Middle East are. The United States is finalizing a complex $10 billion arms deal that would strengthen two key Arab allies while maintaining Israel's military edge, defense officials said on Friday ahead of a trip.

Russian Arms Sales to the Middle East Vitaly Gelfgat. Also available in Policy # Aug During the Cold War, the Soviet Union was the number one arms supplier to the Middle East. Moscow's arms transfers during this period were motivated primarily by geostrategic and ideological considerationsin particular its competition with the.

The Middle East is the most militarized region in the world and most arms sales head there. A suppressed people that sees US influence as a major root cause of the current problems in the Middle East has led to a rise in Islamic militancy, acts of terrorism and anti-west sentiment, anti-US in particular.

Yes, deterrence and defence are a big part of the military build-up, but the active use of arms will be in messy proxy wars like the one in Yemen.

Which brings us back to the precision-guided. Unfortunately, the sales won’t do much, if anything, to make Americans safer from terrorism. What selling arms will do is exacerbate existing problems, especially in. Food for thought: UAE ambassador’s hacked mails feed crucial policy debates Share.

including the role and purpose of offset arrangements that constitute part of agreements on arms sales by major defense companies as well as the relationship between influential, independent policy and academic institutions and their donors.

a book with. Arms sales offer an easy cash infusion into Russia’s economy. It’s no secret that Russia’s foray into Syria was motivated by Moscow’s concern over losing a major arms partner in Damascus. Canada has soared in global rankings to become the second biggest arms dealer to the Middle East on the strength of its massive sale of combat vehicles to Saudi Arabia, new figures : Steven Chase.

Iran, which is barred from importing most types of major arms due to U.N. sanctions, received only one percent of the region’s arms imports inaccording to SIPRI.

During the same period, the UAE was ranked the world’s fourth largest arms importer and Saudi Arabia the fifth largest (having been the 18th largest in ). The Passionless Presidency. The Mideast arms sales were "almost impossible to resolve to the satisfaction of the American people.

The book—and the policy—were wrong because they. U.S. officials say arms makers have added shifts and hired workers, but they are bumping up against capacity constraints and may need to expand plants or even open new ones to keep weapons flowing.

Trump Declares National Emergency To Approve Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia and UAE Hunter Wallace Foreign Policy, Politics, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen 3 The Chinese are smart enough not to get bogged down in Mideast boondoggle’s at the behest of Israel and Bibi Netanyahu.

Trump faces growing Senate resistance on Saudi arms deal The Senate bid to stop the Saudi arms sales — a small portion of what the White House claims will be a $ billion package — is. This webpage is an Arms Sales Monitoring Project (ASMP) by The Federation of American Scientists.

There is an overwhelming amount of information on this page, but most of it is worthwile to read. The ASMP works with other groups in Washington, DC who are concerned with the arms trade and with the media.

The ASMP is a group that is concerned. Halting arms sales to Saudi Arabia over concerns that British-made weapons could be used to break humanitarian laws in Yemen would have “serious political ramifications”, a. Global arms sales surge driven by Middle East demand.

Major Middle East arms imports jumped by 86 percent between anddouble from the previous five-year period. Globally, the value of the arms trade is at the highest level since the end of the Cold War, fueled by sales by both the U.S. and Russia to conflict zones in the Middle East and other sales in Asia.

This week, Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) released new figures which reveal the £ billion in arms sales that the British government has approved for. The Department of Defense has proposed a new series of arms transfers to Saudi Arabia whose cost could eventually total up to $60 billion.

A new analysis by the Burke Chair indicates that these transfers serve the vital national security interest of both nations. This analysis is entitled The Saudi Arms Sale: Reinforcing a Strategic Partnership in the Gulf. Published in: Article, Debates, International Organisations, Israel, Middle East, Opinion, Palestine, UN Decem | Ben White Israeli settlements are about much more than a.

Top Republican Senator Says He Will Block U.S. Arms Sales to Several Mideast Allies Over Qatar Crisis. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, tells Rex Tillerson that 'recent disputes' among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council undermine efforts to.

The Muslim Debate's debate on "Middle East Turmoil - The present day turmoil in the Middle East & North Africa has it's roots in the European Colonial era?". New York: Penguin Books, pp. Originally published in French, this book details international arms sales and diplomacy leading to the war.

Sasson, Jean. The Rape of Kuwait. Beverly Hills, CA: Knightsbridge, pp. Controversial, emotional account of Iraqi invasion and occupation based on interviews with Kuwaitis; allegedly. The picture of the global arms sales of companies reflects total arms sales totaled $ billion inup % fromaccording to the SIPRI.

U.S. based companies again dominate SIPRI’s list of top global arms manufacturers and military service providers. The Obama administration has canceled an arms deal with Saudi Arabia amid growing concerns about the high civilian death toll from the kingdom’s air Author: Bryan Schatz.

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