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Inside the Global Arms Trade

Friday, November 18, 2011

Andrew Feinstein investigates the global arms trade and the collusion that often exists among senior politicians, weapons manufacturers, felonious arms dealers, and the military—a situation that compromises our security and undermines our democracy. His book Shadow World looks at the corruption and the cover-ups behind a range of weapons deals, from the largest in history—between the British and Saudi governments—to the guns-for-diamonds deals in Africa and the imminent $60 billion U.S. weapons contract with Saudi Arabia.

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Comments [3]

Larry from LES

How often are we fighting opponents with weapons we made?

Nov. 18 2011 12:39 PM
jgarbuz from Queens

Israeli Ukranian? Does your guest mean a JEW? If so, why not say so explicitly? Or perhaps an Israeli Arab?

Nov. 18 2011 12:13 PM
jgarbuz from Queens

The US is the number one arms exporter of about $16 billion a year. Second is Russia, with France in the number 3 slot. Israel varies from number 4 to number 10 depending on the year.

Nov. 18 2011 12:06 PM

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