Arms Exports

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Arms Canada: The Deadly Business of Military Exports
Regehr, Ernie
Book
1987
Regeher explores the secretive world of Canadian arms manufacture and debunks many of the myths aboutf the benefits of arms sales.
The Arms Trade Bang bang you're dead The armed agenda: New Internationalist July 1991
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
In the wake of the Gulf war, what questions should we be asking about the arms trade? Militarism is dominating modern culture -- need to remember the personal and social implications of the arms trade...
The Arms Trade Revealed: A Guide for Investigators and Activists
Lumpe, Lora; Donarki, Jeff
Book
1998
This is a guide for researchers and activists interested in learning more about the US arms export and trade programs; US policy making, campaign strategies and research techniques.
Beyond Sovereignty: Issues for a Global Agenda (2nd Edition)
Love, Maryann Cusimano
Book
2003
Discussion of the increasingly transnational structure of power in today's world and proposals forabandoning nation-state sovereignty for more integrated, cooperative rule between different types of g...
Canada to allow new arms sales
Webster, David
Article
1991
Canada is expanding its exports of arms.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - December 1975: Volume III Number 10
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Capitalism and Theory
Kidron, Michael
Book
1974
About the permanent arms economy, the latest phase of capitalism.
Captive Nation - Egypt And The West
Article
2011
What mainstream media consumers will find almost nowhere (perhaps literally nowhere) is a detailed analysis of how US-UK support for Mubarak fits with a pattern of US-UK support for dictators across t...
Combat Proven: The Booming Business of War in Israel
Kane, Alex
Article
2015
Arms fairs in Israel showcase the latest products the profitable Israeli weapons industry manufactures - and the demos are the perfect place to show those products off.
The Culture of Terrorism
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Chomsky argues that the United States elites are dedicated to the rule of force, and that their commitment to violence and lawlessness has to be masked by an ideological system which attempts to contr...
"Exterminate all the Brutes": Gaza 2009
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2009
Israel has a straightforward means to defend itself: put an end to its criminal actions in occupied territories, and accept the long-standing international consensus on a two-state settlement that has...
Factory and Lab: Israel's War Business
Becker, Markus
Article
2014
Israel invests more money in research than most other countries -- and in no other place are research institutes, the defense industry, the army and politics as interwoven. The result is a high-tech w...
Hidden Agendas
Pilger, John
Book
1998
Pilger's book is an indictment of Tony Blair's government and his easy acceptance of the Thacherite view of foreign affairs. Using the examples of Indonesia, East Timor, Burma, Murdoch and China he ch...
International arms companies make a killing in Turkey: a case study of the Roboski Massacre
Corporate Watch
Article
2016
Today, Turkey continues its brutality in its war against its Kurdish population. The state is imposing new curfews daily in the south-east of the country. Hundreds of citizens have been killed so far,...
Israel offered Nukes to Racist South Africa for Use on Black Neighbors
Cole, Juan
Article
2010
The implication, that Iran must be stopped because it would proliferate to neighbors, may come back to haunt pro-Israeli propagandists, given Tel Aviv's own secret role in attempting to proliferate nu...
Israeli Company Targeted by Oakland Blockade Imports Ammunition Into US
BondGraham, Darwin
Article
2014
Israeli-owned shipping company Zim, the target of recent port blockades organized by Palestinian solidarity activists in California, is importing millions of rounds of small arms ammunition into the U...
Made in the USA: Report Shows ISIS Using US Arms from 'Syria Rebels'
Ditz, Jason
Article
2014
From the moment the US began sending lethal arms to Syrian rebel factions, there was a chorus of people expressing fears that those arms would end up in the “wrong hands,” and US officials insisted th...
Making A Killing
Slide Show
1980
A slide-tape program dealing with Canada's role in the global arms industry.
Our Little Victory
Johnstone, Roy
Article
1986
It took an issue like Litton to get us working together, and in our little victory we can take a great deal of pride. We were lied to, threatened, denied information and harassed, all in an unsuccessf...
Pentagon Fingered as a Source of Narco-Firepower in Mexico: The Big Clubs in Mexico's Drug War Aren't Slipping Through the Gun-Show Loophole
Conroy, Bill
Article
2011
The deadliest of the weapons now in the hands of criminal groups in Mexico, particularly along the U.S. border appear to be getting into that nation through perfectly legal private-sector arms exports...
Putin's Question and the Ambassador's Answer
Nelson, Joyce
Article
2015
A fascinating, if brief, verbal exchange recently took place between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1987 – 1991), Jack Matlock.
The Real Merchants of Death: The Global Arms Trade
Hallinan, Conn
Article
2010
The global arms trade is a $60 billion yearly business, of which the U.S. controls nearly 40 percent, and a political and economic juggernaut that defends its turf with the ferocity of a junkyard dog.
The State of the World Atlas
Kidron, Michael
Book
1981
US Provides Israel Weapons Used on Gaza: Blood on American's Hands
Klippenstein, Ken; Gottinger, Paul
Article
2014
The United States exported to Israel a substantial amount of the same types of weapons Israel is using to kill Gazans. For example, in 2013, the United States sent Israel at least $196 million in part...
USA: Stop arms transfers to Israel amid growing evidence of war crimes in Gaza
Article
2014
The US government must immediately end its ongoing deliveries of large quantities of arms to Israel, which are providing the tools to commit further serious violations of international law in Gaza, sa...
War Against the People: Israel, The Palestinians and Global Pacification
Halper, Jeff
Book
2015
Governments today are waging a 'war against the people' -- whether 'securitization' against asylum seekers in Fortress Europe, 'counterinsurgency' in Afghanisation, or the subliminal war of policy and...
Why Israel?
Kunin, Jason
Article
2007
A routine strategy of Israel's defenders is to continually redirect attention to the human rights failings of countries hostile to Israel, or to catastrophes like Darfur that are used to argue the ong...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Canadian Peace Alliance
The Canadian Peace Alliance is the largest umbrella peace organization in Canada. Founded in 1985, the Canadian Peace Alliance has 150 groups and promotes concerted action towards disarmament, demil...
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nation...
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to ...
Corporate Watch
Corporate Watch is a not-for-profit co-operative providing critical information on the social and environmental impacts of corporations and capitalism. Since 1996 our research, journalism, analysis an...
Peace Magazine
Bimonthly publication focusing on peace and justice from a multi-partisan perspective.
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of the Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues in...

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Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nations ECOSOC. For over 50 years, V...
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to expose and oppose Canada's rol...
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of The Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues include: defence policy, militar...

Sources Library

Israel armed Argentina to deadly effect during Falklands War, secret files show
2016
Newly released documents suggest the supply of arms and military equipment from Israel to Argentina may have been fuelled by an old hatred of the British harboured by then Israeli Prime Minister Menac...
No Weapons to Ukraine
Sources News Release
2015
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace is deeply concerned about the civil war in Ukraine in which thousands of civilians and soldiers, as many as 50,000 according to a credible German source, have already...
Tainted politics of a nuclear umbrella
Monbiot, George
2008
A review of the US Pentagon's Missile Defence program since its incepton in 1946.

From the Connexions Archives

Making a Killing
The Canada-Israel Military-Industrial Partnership
Young, Art (ed.)
Article
2009
Canadian companies supply many essential components to Israel's war machine. This pamphlet provides information on the arms trade that will help to strengthen the movement for boycott, divestment and ...