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Soon to be a Major PBS Documentary Event The Shadow World is the harrowing behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade, revealing the deadly collusion that all too often exists among senior politicians, weapons manufacturers, felonious arms dealers, and the military—a situation that compromises our security and undermines our democracy.. Pulling back the curtain on this secretive /5(4). Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Arms Trade, a book and web project of the World Peace Foundation at Tufts, critically examines the U.S. and global arms industry, in particular the public corruption it so often engenders at home and abroad.
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A very well written, and we'll researched book, but I feel that it could have been shorter if not every arms trade had been covered. Every deal follows the same formula.
I would have preferred a review of some of the larger ones and a more in depth covering of the politicians and institutions that make such deals possible, and who make /5(44). The first book on the subject in nearly a decade, The International Arms Trade provides an engaging introduction to the trade, the effects, and the consequences of these weapons.
The authors trace the history of the arms trade and examine how it has evolved since the end of the Cold by: The Arms Trade The United Nations, in its work to assist people all over the world, is confronted every day with the negative impact of lax controls on the arms trade.
The Shadow World is the harrowing behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade, revealing the deadly collusion that all too often exists among senior politicians, weapons manufacturers, felonious arms dealers, and the militarya situation that compromises our security and undermines our democracy.
Pulling back the curtain on this secretive world, Andrew Feinstein reveals/5. Directed by Johan Grimonprez. Arms trade book Based on the book of The Shadow World, this feature length documentary is an investigation into the multi-billion dollar international arms trade/10().
Arms trade book measurement provides something of a barometer of global instability because the arms trade embodies countries’ perceived current and future military needs.
During the last five years, efforts to ensure that the global arms trade proceeds responsibly advanced, most notably with the conclusion of the Arms Trade Treaty. Understanding the arms trade --The arms that are traded --The people involved in the arms trade --Benefits of the arms trade --Problems caused by the arms trade --Efforts against the arms trade --Appendix: Global arms expenditures --Organizations to contact.
Series Title: Critical world issues. Responsibility: Dan Marcovitz. About the Book. Pulling back the curtain on the secretive world of the global arms trade, Andrew Feinstein reveals the corruption and the cover-ups behind weapons deals ranging from the largest in history – between the British and Saudi governments – to BAE’s controversial transactions in South Africa, Tanzania and eastern Europe, and the revolving-door relationships that characterise.
The global arms trade: an overview / Richard F. Grimmett --Information on the small arms trade is incomplete / Jeff Abramson --Russia's arms trade policies are at odds with U.S.
policies / Lionel Beehner --China's arms trade in the Middle East is increasing / Stephen Pollard --Israel is a significant player in the global arms trade / Odile.
the pandemic of smalls arms violence. Countless people each year are killed or left with debilitat-ing injuries caused by these weapons in conflicts around the globe, conflicts fuelled by the small arms trade.
For those who wish to help prevent this needless suffering, this book will provide invaluable insight.” Martin butcher, Senior. Lastly, the book discusses a dizzying array of political battles between nations that attempt to control the international arms trade.
On the one hand, China refuses to agree to any US arms sales to Taiwan, and Russia, flexing its power against Western hegemony, takes issue with the United States on such matters. He fails to mention the calculation by Transparency International in two separate studies, that the global arms trade, which the US dominates, accounts for between 40% and 50% of all corruption in all world trade.
I acknowledge in the book that the US and its defense contractors, which led the way in arms trade corruption in the s, 60s and. Based on The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, the acclaimed book by Andrew Feinstein, the film explores how governments, their.
The authors examine issues posed by Russia's participation in the world arms trade, weigh the chances of Russian-American discord over arms exports to &rogue states& as well as the possibilities.
Viktor Anatolyevich Bout (/ b uː t /; Russian: Ви́ктор Анато́льевич Бут; born 13 January ) is a Russian arms dealer. Bout, an entrepreneur and former Soviet military translator, reportedly used his multiple air transport companies to smuggle weapons since the collapse of communism from Eastern Europe to Africa and the Middle East during the s and early : Viktor Anatolyevich Bout, 13 January.
Book Description. The Global Arms Trade is written by a team of security experts drawn from around the world, analysing a phenomenon which has continued to flourish despite the end of the Cold War and the preoccupation with global terrorism after 11 September It provides a clear description and analysis of the demand for, and supply of, modern weapons systems, and assesses key issues of.
In his book Indefensible – Seven Myths That Sustain the Global Arms Trade, Paul Holden points to the weapons industry’s role in generating today’s wars. "To gain a perspective on the lower end of weapons technology, The Small Arms Trade makes for elucidating reading." - Defense Technology International "As an introductory text, this book certainly makes an admirable effort, as it is engaging, accessible and almost exclusively empirical in its approach." - Journal of Peace Research.
The Global Arms Trade is written by a team of security experts drawn from around the world, analysing a phenomenon which has continued to flourish despite the end of the Cold War and the preoccupation with global terrorism after 11 September It provides a clear description and analysis of the demand for, and supply of, modern weapons systems, and assesses key issues of concern.
The United Nations's groundbreaking Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which went into effect insets legally binding standards to regulate global arms exports and reflects the growing concerns toward the significant role that small and major conventional arms play in perpetuating human rights violations, conflict, and societal instability worldwide.
The first book on the subject in nearly a decade, The International Arms Trade provides an engaging introduction to the trade, the effects, and the consequences of these weapons. The authors trace the history of the arms trade and examine how it has evolved since the end of the Cold War.
This book is a reduced version of a report prepared at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. It shows that the richer countries—America, Russia, Britain and France—are responsible for 86 per cent of arms going into the Third World. This excellent book deserves the widest possible readership.’ Nicholas Gilby, author of Deception in High Places: A History of Bribery in Britain's Arms Trade ‘Indefensible not only explains what is wrong with the arms trade, but also provides us with the tools needed for change.’ Wendela de Vries, Dutch Campaign Against the Arms Trade.
The Shadow World peels back the veil of secrecy behind which the global arms trade undermines accountable democracy, socio-economic development, and human rights, causing suffering across the world. In the same way that Andrew Feinstein exposed a corrupt arms deal that darkened South Africa's rainbow nation, he has now turned his forensic gaze.
The international arms trade apparently has weathered the financial crisis quite well. Available data indicate that the impact to date on the volume of orders and deliveries has been limited.
As has been shown in the past, financial resources—from domestic budgets or foreign military assistance—are not the only factor that influences arms. Today, total international trade in arms is worth about $bn a year, according to Pieter Wezemen, senior researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri).
The report typically follows the trends of major arms suppliers, but as was noted in the Grimmett Report, there has been an increase in participation of other non-traditional suppliers, such as Israel, Spain, Sweden and some general data are provided on worldwide conventional arms transfers by all suppliers, The principal focus of this report is the level of arms transfers.
The Shadow World is the behind-the-scenes tale of the global arms trade, exposing in forensic detail the deadly collusion that all too often exists among senior politicians, weapons manufacturers, felonious arms dealers, and the military—-a situation that compromises our security and undermines our : Picador.
The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade by Andrew Feinstein – review By PD Smith Feinstein's compelling book exposes the "parallel world of Author: PD Smith. The future for Russia as an actor in the international arms 14 trade Table Russian arms reportedly supplied to Armenia as a share of 13 exports reported to the UN Register of Conventional Arms, –96 2.
Trends in post-cold war international arms transfers 16 Ian Anthony I. The new international environment and the arms trade 16 II. Arms control treaties This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.
Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext. Taking Aim at The Arms Trade: NGOs, Global Civil Society and the World Military Order takes a critical look at the ways in which NGOs portray the arms trade as a problem of international politics and the strategies they use to effect change.
NGOs have been pivotal in bringing the suffering Author: Anna Stavrianakis. Directed by Charles Tentindo. With William Schulz, Philip Coyle, Rachel Stohl, Sylvester Rowe/10(21). TRANSCRIPT: CORRUPTION, JOBS, AND THE ARMS TRADE: INDEFENSIBLE BOOK LAUNCH AND PANEL DISCUSSION 2 brutality of the World Wars.
And out of that, as everyone here knows, international leaders managed to build structures dedicated to the work of preventing and mitigating conflict, especially between world powers.
Although the second-hand arms trade proved vast—and the illegal trade in weapons very hard to control—the big money was found in the manufacturing and selling of the new weapons to governments.
In that arena the major military industrial producers included Krupp (Germany), Schneider-Creusot (France), and Vickers (Britain). A former ANC Member of Parliament, he is the author of "After the Party: The ANC, Corruption and South Africa's Uncertain Future" and "The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade" described by the Washington Post as "the most complete account [of the arms trade] ever written".
This book examines the theory and policy applications of arms trade offsets and looks at more than a dozen case studies drawn from across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. The chapters, based on original research and published here for Cited by: WPF’s latest occasional paper presents new analysis based on our Compendium of Arms Trade Corruption, focused on the roles of third-parties in the legal author, Xiaodon Liang, is a Research Assistant in the Global Arms Trade and Corruption program at the is also a PhD candidate at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, studying the intersection of civil-military.
Andrew Feinstein is one of the world’s leading experts on political corruption and the global arms trade. A frequent commentator on BBC, CNN, Al. Buy The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade by Feinstein, Andrew (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(74). Taking Aim at The Arms Trade: NGOs, Global Civil Society and the World Military Order takes a critical look at the ways in which NGOs portray the arms trade as a problem of international politics and the strategies they use to effect change.
NGOs have been pivotal in bringing the suffering caused by the arms trade to public attention, documenting its negative impact on human rights, conflict. In “The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade,” Andrew Feinstein explores the dark side and deep influence of weapons sales around the world.'It is difficult to imagine a historical subject with a deeper resonance for our present age than the development of the global arms trade.
In this book, Emrys Chew presents an essential and deeply researched analysis of the arms industry and the arms trade in Europe and Asia during the nineteenth century.' - C.A. Bayly, University of Cambridge, UKBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.