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Producers of Small Arms

  More than 1,000 companies from some 100 countries produce small arms and light weapons and their ammunition. Only about a dozen countries produce advanced guided light weapons.   Procurement analysis suggests that within a 50 year period, world production … Continue reading

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ILLICIT ARMS IN AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, AND SOMALIA

Shortly after midnight on 6 August 2011, a Chinook helicopter carrying NATO and Afghan security forces was prepar- ing to land near the Tangi Valley in Afghanistan. As the helicopter was descending, a Taliban fighter fired a rocket- propelled grenade … Continue reading

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