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The language of the arms trade

July 2006
n. attack
n. instability
n. (colloq.) cost of a landmine
n. debt incurred by developing country buying weapons from the West.
v. bribe a defence minister to gain support for an arms deal.
Big Arms Exporter
n. pl. pedantic attention to detail that obstructs commercial achievement.
arms controls

This column was published in the July 2006 issue of New Internationalist. To read more, buy this issue or subscribe.

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