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Arms sales, treaties, and violations

Author: Rita Santos
Publisher: New York : Greenhaven Publishing, [2019]
Series: Global viewpoints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"The viewpoints in this resource examine the responsibility of nation states around the world to take accountability for their participation in weaponizing"--

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Santos
ISBN: 9781534503496 1534503498 9781534503502 1534503501
OCLC Number: 1021302322
Description: 200 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Arms sales around the world. In the United States, arms deals are big business / Stockholm International Peace Research Institute ; In the Middle East, arms sales offer political and economic benefits to countries / Joe Stork ; The United States and Russia participate in the most major arms transfers / Kate Blanchfield, Pieter D. Wezeman, and Siemon T. Wezeman ; In Israel, conflict with Palestine benefits international arms deals / Taya Govreen-Segal ; In Africa, illegal small arms trade fuels conflict / United Nations ; Globalization makes illicit small arms trades easier / Aditi Malhotra --
The effects of the arms trade. The Arms Trade Treaty attempts to regulate international arms transfers / Amnesty International ; We can learn from the sale of weapons after the Cold War / International Committee of the Red Cross ; Are the Geneva Conventions still relevant? / Knut Dörmann ; In the United States, arms sales policies changed during the War on Terror / Rachel Stohl ; In the Middle East, CIA intervention does more harm than good / Garikai Chengu --
Nuclear proliferation. In the United States and the Soviet Union, the Theory of Mutually Assured Destruction altered international relations / Fait Muedini ; Is the Non-Proliferation Treaty successful? / Saira Bano ; Russia, the United States, and Pakistan have all come close to using nuclear weapons by accident / Gunnar Westberg ; Nuclear war would devastate earth's climate / Paul N. Edwards ; In the Marshall Islands, climate change and nuclear weapons interact in harmful ways / World Future Council --
Strategies for addressing the arms trade. In Colombia, peace treaties ended a decades-long conflict / International Crisis Group ; The UN's Arms Trade Treaty set international standards / Rita Emch ; In Iran, a nuclear nonproliferation deal ended sanctions / Amanda Taub ; As new weapons are invented, the ATT must be altered to regulate them / Matthew Bolton and Wim Zwijnenburg.
Series Title: Global viewpoints.
Responsibility: Rita Santos, Book Editor.


"The viewpoints in this resource examine the responsibility of nation states around the world to take accountability for their participation in weaponizing"--


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