Monthly Archives: November 2007

Linking transparency and restraint in military exports

A year ago states decided, through a UN General Assembly resolution, to pursue”a comprehensive, legally binding instrument establishing common international standards for the import, export and transfer of conventional arms.”[i] At the same time they asked the Secretary-General to survey … Continue reading

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Shifting the focus on Iran’s nuclear program

Rumors of an American war on Iran continue unabated,[i] even while any case for such a war grows progressively weaker, and as a result US Vice President Dick Cheney has been making what is for him a familiar move. Mr. … Continue reading

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