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Middle East arms transfer policy

Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, June 6, 1991 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages38
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Open LibraryOL7367013M
ISBN 100160358019
ISBN 109780160358012

of small arms, light weapons and their ammunition destabilizes communities, and impacts security and development in all regions of the world.’’xiv of illicit arms trade by these five points: It is a well-known political fact that both the regions of Middle East and North Africa have long suffered becauseFile Size: 1MB. The Office of Regional Security and Arms Transfers (RSAT) advances U.S. foreign policy and national security interests through its management of bilateral/ multi-lateral political-military and regional security relations and the sale/transfer of U.S.-origin defense articles and services to foreign governments.

Kennedy’s initiatives [were] delayed, diverted, or derailed by the actions of the regional players—e.g. Israel, Egypt, Jordan—who would rather ask what the U.S. could do for them and not what they could do for the U.S. Written is a clear, straightforward, and well-balanced manner, this book is full of fascinating details about behind-the Pages: Fueled by armed conflicts in the Middle East and tensions in Asia, global trade in major conventional weapons systems has reached its highest level since the end of the Cold War, according to a report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Continued U.S. support for Israel has varied in form and intensity over time, but this support has remained a pillar of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. U.S. support for Israel is based on. ACDA Staff Paper on Policy Issues Involved in United States Approaches to Arms Transfer, Arms Control, Non-Proliferation, and Related Matters in the Middle East On 22 December , you decided to have the NSC review the policy issues involved in our Middle East arms control programs, and asked for a document which.


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Transfer of Arms, Leverage, and Peace in the Middle East: (Contributions in Military Studies)Cited by: 5. Arms Control in the Middle East documents the Middle East arms control process from toin the context of the Arab-Israeli peace process.

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This paper, which is a chapter from the forthcoming book U.S.-Soviet Competition in the Middle East, reviews the current state of arms transfers to the Middle East. In recent years such transfers have increased greatly and are not likely to abate in the near future.

Middle East arms transfer policy: hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, June 6, Author: United States.

Arms Sales in the Middle East: Trends and Analytical Perspectives for U.S. Policy. Congressional Research Service 5. States providing weapons to partners like Saudi Arabia and prerevolutionary Iran, and Soviet weapons flowing to Egypt, Syria, and Size: 1MB.

safeguard international human rights standards can be applied to arms transfer decisions by governments in a reasonably fair and objective manner.

The five country chapters included here - on Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Syria and Yemen - examine the generic types of arms used in the response to the uprisings, the main suppliers. arms transfers to the middle east 3 subsequent Middle East arms transfer policy book of Iraq by the United States and its allies, the Israeli–Palestinian con-flict and the controversy over Iran’s nuclear power programme.

The high level of arms imports by Israel and Egypt is partly a result of military aid from the USA. Iraq—which was sub. Middle East arms transfer policy: hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, June 6, By United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Abstract. iii, 38 p. The following is a list of the most cited articles based on citations published in the last three years, according to CrossRef. President Bush's May M iddle East Arms Control Initiative included limits on the transfer of conventional arms, but with no visible impact on policy.

Renewed emphasis in this area would be viewed with some skepticism, but agreement and implementation of guidelines could have s ome impact on the states in the region. the market—such as the arms transfer relationships within major alliances or with friendly states in the developing world—could no longer be relied upon.

At the same time, forms of cooperation which proved to be impossible during the cold war—notably multilateral discussions of arms export policy and con. The move on the arms sales comes only weeks before the White House is expected to unveil a plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Trump’s son-in-law and main Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, is seeking support from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates. President Lyndon Johnson focused much of his energies on his Great Society programs at home and the Vietnam War abroad.

The Middle East burst back onto the American foreign policy radar with the Six-Day War ofwhen Israel, after rising tension and threats from all sides, pre-empted what it characterized as an impending attack from Egypt, Syria, and Jordan. Middle East: arms imports almost double.

Between –11 and –16 arms imports by states in the Middle East rose by 86 per cent and accounted for 29 per cent of global imports in – Saudi Arabia was the world’s second largest arms importer inwith an increase of per cent compared with – MEA agrees to respect the confidentiality of the data transmitted and to refrain from disclosing it for sale, let, sub-let or exchange with a third party, except if MEA is legally required to do so in the framework of legal action or if the said information is required to be communicated by the competent authorities or if the said information is already in the public domain.

The Middle East, a region where in the past five years most countries have been involved in conflict, accounted for 32% of global imports of weapons. Arms imports to the region doubled between and and in the five-year period before that.

ARMS TRANSFER AS AN INSTRUMENT OF SOVIET POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST Alexander J. Bennett Military spending and arms transfers are two related phenomena that have received increased attention over the last two decades. World military expendi-tures in were put in the $ billion range and are expected to surpass one trillion dollars in '.

The US sold weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Now, some are in the hands of al Qaeda-linked fighters and Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen. The recent surge in U.S. arms transfers to the Middle East is part of an unprecedented boom in major U.S.

arms sales that has been presided over by the Obama. Revealed: the £1bn of weapons flowing from Europe to Middle East This article is more than 3 years old AKs, machine guns, explosives and more travel along new arms.

The Arms Trade Treaty and Human Security: Cross-cutting Benefits of Accession and Implementation 20 February Beyond restricting arms sales, the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) can generate positive indirect impacts such as poverty reduction, improved health care Cited by: 5.Illicit Trafficking.

The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons occurs in all parts of the globe but is concentrated in areas afflicted by armed conflict, violence, and organized crime, where the demand for illicit weapons is often highest.

Arms trafficking fuels civil wars and regional conflicts; stocks the arsenals of terrorists.The Trump Administration released its new Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) policy and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) export policy in April It constitutes the first update to the CAT policy since January Please join CSIS as we host a public event .