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Peaceful protesters end up in court

Symon Hill asks for support as he and four others face trial for demonstrating against the arms trade.

Filed in: Activism Arms England

EU must stop its arms trade hypocrisy

Andrew Smith explains why human rights must be placed at the heart of European foreign policy.

Filed in: Arms Europe Libya Politics Trade

Debt, austerity, devastation: it’s Europe’s turn

As the creditors get fatter, the innocent are punished. Susan George laments a leadership subservient to big business.

Filed in: Arms Debt Economics Europe Military Politics Structural Adjustment

Why are we so afraid of chemical weapons?

War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.

Filed in: Arms Human Rights Iraq Military Nuclear Weapons Politics Syria United States War and Peace

Drone killings: a result of our animal instincts?

Or are they a mechanism that allows people to bypass a natural aversion to killing? Syed Hamad Ali investigates.

Filed in: Arms Pakistan Terrorism United States

Clear Sri Lankan landmines now!

Libby Powell is with the Mines Advisory Group who are teaching children perhaps their most important lesson: mine awareness.

Filed in: Arms Sri Lanka

Podcast: Dinyar Godrej on the arms industry

The New Internationalist co-editor speaks about the growth of military spending in an age of austerity.

Filed in: Arms

Arms trade infographic

The ‘war on terror’ saw the west splurge its peace dividend in a frenzy of arms spending. Check out some astonishing facts and figures…

Filed in: Arms Military

The clout of the arms industry

The arms trade tends to have the government’s ear. Why, wonders Dinyar Godrej, when it is so counter-productive?

Filed in: Arms Military Trade

The shadow world: corruption in the arms trade

Andrew Feinstein examines the corrupt networks of arms deals.

Filed in: Arms South Africa Trade

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