ARMS SALES


July 2006

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


Contents

For older material, see the Arms Sales (2002) bibliography.

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General Information


Internet Resources

Center for Defense Information
Available online at: 
http://www.cdi.org/program/index.cfm?programid=73
"The Center for Defense Information's Arms Transfer Project provides information and analysis on the multitude of issues surrounding the global arms market.  The project emphasizes the need to change current U.S. and international policies on arms transfers."

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.  The Arms Transfers Project
Available online at:  http://www.sipri.org/contents/armstrad/
The main task of the SIPRI Arms Transfers Project is maintaining The Arms Transfers Database.  This is a computerised database containing information on all international transfers of major conventional weapons since 1950.  The Project also collects information on the financial value of the arms trade, maintains a database of international arms embargoes, publishes links to all national reports on arms exports, contribute a chapter on international arms transfers to the annual SIPRI Yearbook, and produces other reports, papers and articles on ad hoc basis.  In addition, the Project maintains an extensive archive of articles and reports relating to international arms transfers."

The Federation of American Scientists.  Arms Sales Monitoring Project
Available online at:  http://www.fas.org/asmp/
Provides information including statistics on U.S. and foreign arms sales.


Books

Arming the South:  The Economics of Military Expenditure, Arms Production and Arms Trade in Developing Countries, edited by Jurgen Bauer and Paul Dunne.  New York, Palgrave, 2002.  426 p.
Book call no.:  338.476234091724 A729

Arms Trade, Security and Conflict, edited by Paul Levine and Ron Smith.  New York, Routledge, 2003.  226 p.
"This conference volume contains a set of papers given at the June 1999 conference at Middlesex University Business School on the arms trade security and conflict."
Book call no.:  382.45355 A734

Challenging Conventional Wisdom:  Debunking the Myths and Exposing the Risks of Arms Export Reform.  Washington, Federation of American Scientists.  Center for Defense Information, 2003.  223 p.
Book call no.:  338.47355 C437

Durch, William J.  Instructing Regional Security:  The Role of Arms Transfers, Arms Control, and Reassurance.  New York, Palgrave, 2000.  368 p.
Book call no.:  355.032 D953c

Sislin, John and Pearson, Frederick S.  Arms and Ethnic Conflict.  Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.  205 p.
"Explores the function of arms in ethnic conflict by looking at arms acquisition by ethnic groups, government involvement in escalation, and the role of outsiders in arms influx and sometimes, conflict resolution."
Book call no.:  338.47355 S622a


Documents

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1995-2002, by Richard F. Grimmett.  Washington, September 2003.  84 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.fas.org/asmp/resources/govern/crs-rl32084.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.03-RL32084

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1997-2004, by Richard F. Grimmett.  Washington, August 2005.  86 p.
Also available online at:  http://fas.org/asmp/resources/govern/109th/CRSRL33051.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.05-RL33051


Periodicals

Arms Transfer Tables:  Significant Recent International Transfers of Defense Goods and Services in the Past 24+ Months.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 2006.
An "Arms Transfer Tables" section appears in each issue.  URL provided is of the latest issue available when this bibliography was compiled.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=991065001&sid=1&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Boese, Wade.  British Call for Arms Trade Treaty.  Arms Control Today 34:44 November 2004.
"Great Britain will work to build support for a treaty on international arms trade."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=758977461&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Foss, Christopher F.  2nd Time Around.  Jane's Defence Weekly 41:24-28 March 31, 2004.
Looks "at trends in the market for used land forces materiel."

Grimmett, Richard R.  Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1997-2004.  DISAM Journal 28:39-87 Fall 2005.
Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service report presented in this journal.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=19599921

Hunter, Jamie.  Retired and Resold.  Jane's Defence Weekly 41:28-30 October 7, 2004.
"Defence spending is at its highest for years.  European air forces are opting for leaner but more potent fleets, thus making surplus military aircraft more readily of available for resale."

The New Protectionism:  Escalating Rhetoric Worries U. S., European Leaders.  Defense News 19:1+ June 14, 2004.

Ryabikhin, Leonid and Viktorova, Jevgania.  Weapons Transfers as a Soft Security Issue in Eastern Europe:  Legal and Illicit Aspects.  European Security 13:73-93 Spring-Summer 2004.

Scott, Richard.  Sailing in New Waters.  Jane's Defence Weekly 41:26-29 June 2, 2004.
"Considers market trends for second-hand warships."

Shanker, Thom.  U. S. and Russia Still Dominate Arms Market, but World Total Falls.  New York Times 153:A6 August 30, 2004.

Sherman, Jason.  Arms Race Slows to a Jog:  U.S., Russia Still Tops in Selling, but Fewer Are Buying.  Air Force Times 65:35 September 13, 2004.
Discusses the results of the Congressional Research Service study "Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 1996 to 2003."

Waller, Robert L.  The Use of Offsets in Foreign Military Sales.  Acquisition Review Quarterly 10:225-232 Summer 2003.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=438925561&sid=1&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


United States


Internet Resources

Center for Defense Information
Available online at: 
http://www.cdi.org/program/index.cfm?programid=73
"The Center for Defense Information's Arms Transfer Project provides information and analysis on the multitude of issues surrounding the global arms market.  The project emphasizes the need to change current U.S. and international policies on arms transfers."

Latin American Working Group.  Arms Transfer Programs
Available online at:  http://ciponline.org/facts/armsgrnt.htm
"A civilian's guide to U.S. defense and security assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean."

Nichols, Bill.  China 'Gravely Concerned' about U. S. Military Aid to Taiwan.  USA Today July 14, 2004.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=J0E029631299804

United States.  Department of State.  Directorate of Defense Trade Controls.  D-Trade Information Center
Available online at:  http://www.pmdtc.org/
Policy statement of the DDTC:  "Advance national strategic objectives and U.S. foreign policy goals through timely enforcement of defense trade controls and the formulation of defense trade policy."

United States.  Government Accounting Office.  Export Controls:  Post-Shipment Verification Provides Limited Assurance That Dual-Use Items Are Being Properly Used  GAO Reports, January 12, 2004.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&an=18173815
GAO report numbered GAO-04-356.


Books

Ben-Zvi, Abraham.  John F. Kennedy and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel.  Portland, OR, Frank Cass, 2002.  140 p.  (Cass Series - Israeli History, Politics, and Society)
Book call no.:  382.4562340951 B479j

Ben-Zvi, Abraham.  Lyndon B. Johnson and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel:  In the Shadow of the Hawk.  Portland, OR, Frank Cass, 2004.  138 p.
Book call no.:  355.0325694 B479L

Burke, Fleur A.  How Little Is Enough?  U. S. End-Use Monitoring and Oversight of the Weapons Trade.  Washington, Center for Defense Information, 2002.  173 p.
Book call no.:  327.174 B959h

Challenging Conventional Wisdom:  Debunking the Myths and Exposing the Risks of Arms Export Reform.  Washington, Federation of American Scientists.  Center for Defense Information, 2003.  223 p.
Book call no.:  338.47355 C437

The G-8 Global Arms Exporters:  Failing to Prevent Irresponsible Arms Transfers.  London, Amnesty International.  International Secretariat, 2005.  48 p.
Includes sections on Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, and the USA.
Also available online at:  http://web.amnesty.org/library/pdf/POL300072005ENGLISH/$File/POL3000705.pdf
Book call no.:  327.1743 G111

Russell, Richard L.  Weapons Proliferation and the War in the Greater Middle East:  Strategic Contest.  New York, Routledge, 2005.  213 p.  (Contemporary Security Studies)
Book call no.:  355.02170956 R966w


Documents

Brouse, Steven M.  Transatlantic Armaments Cooperation:  Is It Worth the Effort?  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, March 2004.  28 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 B876t

Cox, Kevin Austin.  U. S. Military Arms Sales to Taiwan:  Deterrent or Provocation?  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, March 2002.  91 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA401598
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 C8772u

Jaafer, Najmuddin and others.  The Current Status of the United States Foreign Military Sales Program.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2004.  109 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 J112c

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Taiwan:  Major U. S. Arms Sales since 1990.  Washington, July 2005.  1 vol.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.SER-RL30957

Molloy, Matthew H.  U. S. Military Aircraft for Sale:  Crafting an F-22 Export Policy.  Maxwell AFB, AL, School of Advanced Airpower Studies, June 2000.  88 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA391729
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43998-1 M727u

Postma, Michael H.  U.S. Conventional Weapons Proliferation Policies Are Inadequate.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, March 2004.  18 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA424083
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 P858u

Schinasi, Katherine V.  Defense Trade:  Issues Concerning the Use of Offsets in International Defense Sales, Testimony before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives.  Washington, General Accounting Office, July 2004.  16 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS53889
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.04-954T

Sullivan, Shannon M.  Globalized Security Reshaping America's Defense Trade Policy.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University, April 2001
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42252-91 S952g

Sundberg, Edward D.  Arm Sales to Latin America.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2003.  67 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA420464
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 S9571a

United States.  General Accounting Office.  Conventional Arms Transfers:  U.S. Efforts to Control the Availability of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Report to the Honorable Dianne Feinstein, U. S. Senate.  Washington, July 2000.  30 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA379523
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-147 no.00-141

United States.  General Accounting Office.  Defense Trade:  Better Information Needed to Support Decisions Affecting Proposed Weapons Transfers, Report.  Washington, July 2003.  38 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d03694.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.03-694

United States.  General Accounting Office.  Foreign Military Sales:  Air Force Does Not Use Controls to Prevent Spare Parts Containing Sensitive Military Technology from Being Released to Foreign Countries.  Washington, September 2003.  7 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d03939r.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.03-939R

United States.  General Accounting Office.  Foreign Military Sales:  Improved Navy Controls Could Prevent Unauthorized Shipments of Classified and Controlled Spare Parts to Foreign Countries, Report to the Honorable Tom Harkin, U. S. Senate.  Washington, June 2004.  27 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.04-507

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Foreign Military Sales:  DOD Needs to Take Additional Actions to Prevent Unauthorized Shipments of Spare Parts, Report to the Secretary of Defense.  Washington, November 2004.  17 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS55814
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.05-17

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  State Department Needs to Resolve Data Reliability Problems That Led to Inaccurate Reporting to Congress on Foreign Arms Sales.  Washington, January 2005.  17 p.
GAO-05-156R
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d05156r.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.05-156R

Wilson, Isaiah.  Providing for the Common Defense?  The Effects of Recent Arms Trade Reform on the Army Profession.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, Army Command and General Staff College, 2002.  103 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022 W748p


Periodicals

Axe, David.  Kidd-Class Destroyer Transfer to Taiwan Marks Turning Point for U. S. Navy's Weapons Sale Process.  Sea Power 49:32-33 February 2006.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&an=20397157

Bedi, Rahul.  Deep-Seeded Distrust Mars U. S. Relations with India.  Jane's Intelligence Review 15:34-37 April 2003.

Boese, Wade.  Global Arms Markets Still U. S. Domain.  Arms Control Today 34:39-40 October 2004.
U.S. weapons sales increase in 2003 walled the worldwide weapons sales declines.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=724646301&sid=3&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Boese, Wade.  U. S. Still Reigns as Top Global Arms Seller.  Arms Control Today 33:28 October 2003.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=531744521&sid=6&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Bokhari, Farhan.  U. S. Approves Initial Transfer of 2 F-16s to Pakistan.  Jane's Defence Weekly 42:14 August 10, 2005.
"Reports on the U. S. approval of the initial transfer of two refurbished F-16 multirole fighters to Pakistan."

Buying Arms, Taiwan Styles.  Beijing Review 47:24-25 August 19, 2004.
"Comments on the political controversy associated with the U. S. arms sales to Taiwan."

Cavas, Christopher P.  Aegis Gear May Draw a New Owner for Retired Ships:  Taiwanese Emerge as Potential Customer.  Defense News 19:6 August 30, 2004.

Cloud, David S.  Rumsfeld in Algeria, Discusses Arms Sales.  New York Times 155:A10 February 13, 2006.
"U. S. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld has discussed possible arms sales to Algeria with the country's president as a growing American effort to build a military relationship."

F-16 Deal for Pakistan Could Feature Advanced Weapons.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 162:19-20 June 20, 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=17483611

Gabelnick, Tamar and Schroeder, Matt.  Guns R U.S.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 59:38-39 January-February 2003.
"Discusses the increase in U. S. arms transfers and military aid after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=8794690

Galeotti, Mark.  U. S. and Russia See Their Interests Diverge.  Jane's Intelligence Review 17:48-49 April 2005.

Larson, Alan P.  United States Economic and Trade Policy in the Middle East:  Excerpts of the Testimony Presented to the Senate Finance Committee, Washington, DC, March 10, 2004.  DISAM Journal 26:79-85 Spring 2004.
Includes weapons sales.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=13518208

Matthews, William.  U. S. Attitude Shifts as China's Military Gains Strength.  Navy Times 54:22 July 25, 2005.

Morrissey, Scott.  U. S. Lifts Indonesia Arms Embargo.  Arms Control Today 36:35 January-February 2006.
The U. S. plans major arms sales to Indonesia after lifting the arms embargo.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=982180391&sid=5&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

The New Protectionism:  Escalating Rhetoric Worries U. S., European Leaders.  Defense News 19:1+ June 14, 2004.

Pappalardo, Joe.  U. S. Moves to Rearm Iraq.  National Defense 89:14-15 October 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=712429391&sid=4&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Rude, David A.  Impact of Foreign Military Sales Case Payment Schedule Improvements on Defense Security Assistance Management System.  DISAM Journal 25:105-108 Spring 2003.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=10078390

Shanker, Thom.  U. S. and Russia Still Dominate Arms Market, but World Total Falls.  New York Times 153:A6 August 30, 2004.

Sherman, Jason.  Selling Boots, Not Just Jets:  U.S. Arms Sales Agency Shifts Gears for War on Terrorism.  Defense News 18:1+ November 10, 2003.

Smith, Forrest.  The New Guide to Security Assistance Publications.  DISAM Journal 27:148-166 Spring 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=17531812

Smith, Forrest.  A Primer of the United States Air Force Aircraft/Missile Technical Coordination Program.  DISAM Journal 26:105-126 Winter 2003-2004.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=13056193

Stohl, Rachel and Garcia, Victoria.  Arming the World in the Name of Fighting Terrorism.  Defense Monitor 32:4-6 September-October 2003.
"Voices concern over the practices that the United States has undertaken with regards to arms sales as part of its effort to develop an international coalition against terrorism."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&an=12143694

Storey, Ian.  Indo-U.S. Strategic Ties on the Upswing.  Jane's Intelligence Review 15:40-43 March 2003.
Includes discussion on arms sales.

Svitak, Amy.  U.S. Arms Sales to India and Pakistan May Destabilize South Asia, Experts Say.  Air Force Times 63:20 February 10, 2003.
Focuses on the potential impact of U.S. arms sales to India and Pakistan on the regional security in South Asia.

Van Horn, Robert H., Jr.  Publications and Foreign Military Sales.  DISAM Journal 27:137-147 Spring 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=17531809

Waller, Robert L.  The Use of Offsets in Foreign Military Sales.  Acquisition Review Quarterly 10:225-232 Summer 2003.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=438925561&sid=1&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Wayne, Leslie.  U. S. Has Loosened Rules for Arms Sales, Study Says.  New York Times 154:C4 May 27, 2005.
"Presents a study by a New York research group showing increase in the sale of military weapons to other countries after the September 11 terrorism attack in the U. S."


Asia and the Pacific


Internet Resources

Nichols, Bill.  China 'Gravely Concerned' about U. S. Military Aid to Taiwan.  USA Today July 14, 2004.
Available online at: 
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=J0E029631299804

Row Erupts over Rise in Arms Sales to Indonesia.  Professional Engineering, July 9, 2003.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=10325341
"Focuses on the criticism of British defense firms by human rights and arms control campaigners for selling a large number of defense equipment to Indonesia for 2002."


Books

Capie, David H.  Small Arms Production and Transfers in Southeast Asia.  Canberra, Australia, Australian National University.  Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, 2002.  162 p.  (Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence, no.146)
Book call no.:  327.1740959 C243s

Han, Nam Sung and Park, Joon Soo.  The Defense Offset Policy in South Korea.  Seoul, Korea, Korea Institute for Defense Analyses, 2004.  15 p.
Book call no.:  338.476234095195 H233d

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Lifting of the European Union Arms Embargo on China.  Hearing. 109th Congress, 1st session March 16 2005.  Washington, GPO, 2005. 
Also available online at:  http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=109_senate_hearings&docid=f:22886.pdf
Book call no.:  341.5820951 U58L


Documents

Cox, Kevin Austin.  U. S. Military Arms Sales to Taiwan:  Deterrent or Provocation?  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, March 2002.  91 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA401598
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 C8772u

Draude, Patrick J.  The Chinese Military:  Foreign Assistance Hiding Significant Military Industrial Complex Deficiencies.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, February 2003.  22 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA415466
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41662 D767c

Ishida, Ryota.  An Analysis of Political and Economic Factors That Impact Sustainment of the Japanese Defense Industry.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2002.  59 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA405098
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 I791a

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Taiwan:  Major U. S. Arms Sales since 1990.  Washington, July 2005.  1 vol.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.SER-RL30957


Periodicals

Ashton, William.  Myanmar Continues Arms Purchases.  Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter 30:32-35 July-August 2004.

Axe, David.  Kidd-Class Destroyer Transfer to Taiwan Marks Turning Point for U. S. Navy's Weapons Sale Process.  Sea Power 49:32-33 February 2006.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&an=20397157

Bedi, Rahul.  Deep-Seeded Distrust Mars U. S. Relations with India.  Jane's Intelligence Review 15:34-37 April 2003.

Bermudez, Joseph.  Yemen Continues Ballistic Missile Procurement Programme.  Jane's Intelligence Review 15:28-32 April 2003.

Blank, Stephen.  India's Rising Profile in Central Asia.  Comparative Strategy 22:139+ April-June 2003.
Discussion includes arms sales.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=10182542

Bokhari, Farhan.  U. S. Approves Initial Transfer of 2 F-16s to Pakistan.  Jane's Defence Weekly 42:14 August 10, 2005.
"Reports on the U. S. approval of the initial transfer of two refurbished F-16 multirole fighters to Pakistan."

Bonsignore, Ezio and Kogan, Eugene.  Fatal Attraction.  Military Technology 29:8-15 June 2005.
"The European Union arms producers are now standing at a crossroads and are assessing the pros and cons of the potential arms sales to China."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=869413681&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Buying Arms, Taiwan Styles.  Beijing Review 47:24-25 August 19, 2004.
"Comments on the political controversy associated with the U. S. arms sales to Taiwan."

Cavas, Christopher P.  Aegis Gear May Draw a New Owner for Retired Ships:  Taiwanese Emerge as Potential Customer.  Defense News 19:6 August 30, 2004.

Davis, Anthony.  Philippine Security Threatened by Small-Arms Proliferation.  Jane's Intelligence Review 15:32-37 August 2003.

Davis, Anthony.  The Wa Challenge Regional Stability in Southeast Asia.  Jane's Intelligence Review 15:6-13 January 2003.

Donaldson, Robert H. and Donaldson, John A.  The Arms Trade in Russia-Chinese Relations:  Domestic Politics, and Geopolitical Positioning.  International Studies Quarterly 47:709+ December 2003.
Discusses why Russia is selling arms to China.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=11307042

Downs, Frank.  Myanmar and North Korea:  Birds of a Feather?  Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter 29:36-38+ October 2003.

F-16 Deal for Pakistan Could Feature Advanced Weapons.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 162:19-20 June 20, 2005.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=17483611

Friedman, Norman.  A Solution for the European Union's Monetary Woes?  U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings 131:4-6 June 2005.
"Presents information related to breaking of an embargo of arms sales to China by the European Union."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=852224641&sid=6&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Haseman, John B.  Arms Salesman Woo Jakarta.  Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter 30:46 December 2004-January 2005.

Hewson, Robert.  Chinese Missile Technology Transfers to Iran.  Jane's Intelligence Review 17:45 May 2005.

Hill, John.  China Arms Ban Hinders Developing Sino-EU Relations.  Jane's Intelligence Review 17:46-47 June 2005.
"Examines the dynamics of lifting the European Union (EU) embargo on arm sales to China despite concerns of EU member states about Chinese intentions toward Taiwan, its human rights reputation and the reaction of the U.S. government to their plan. "

Hill, John.  China Courts Friends in Europe.  Jane's Intelligence Review 16:54-55 February 2004.

Kopp, Carlo.  Backfires Approaching (Tu-22M).  Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter 30:6-8 September 2004.

Litovkin, Viktor.  Wings over Asia.  Current Digest of Post Soviet Press 55:18 June 18, 2003.
Discusses Russian arms exports including a proposed sale of 18 multipurpose SU-30MKM fighters to Kuala Lumpur.

Matthews, William.  U. S. Attitude Shifts as China's Military Gains Strength.  Navy Times 54:22 July 25, 2005.

Morrissey, Scott.  U. S. Lifts Indonesia Arms Embargo.  Arms Control Today 36:35 January-February 2006.
The U. S. plans major arms sales to Indonesia after lifting the arms embargo.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=982180391&sid=5&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Scott, Richard.  Maritime Sales Focus on India and China.  Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter 30:38-39+ March-April 2004.

Storey, Ian.  Indo-U.S. Strategic Ties on the Upswing.  Jane's Intelligence Review 15:40-43 March 2003.
Includes discussion on arms sales.

Svitak, Amy.  U.S. Arms Sales to India and Pakistan May Destabilize South Asia, Experts Say.  Air Force Times 63:20 February 10, 2003.
Focuses on the potential impact of U.S. arms sales to India and Pakistan on the regional security in South Asia.


Europe


Internet Resources

Grillot, Suzette R. and Apostolova, Dessie.  Light Weapons, Long Reach:  Bulgaria's Role in the Global Spread and Control of Small Arms.  Journal of Southern Europe & the Baltics, December 2003.
Available online at: 
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=11692107
Bulgaria accused of selling arms to UNITA in Angola.

Row Erupts over Rise in Arms Sales to Indonesia.  Professional Engineering, July 9, 2003.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=10325341
"Focuses on the criticism of British defense firms by human rights and arms control campaigners for selling a large number of defense equipment to Indonesia for 2002."


Books

Davis, Ian.  The Regulation of Arms and Dual-Use Exports:  Germany, Sweden and the UK.  New York, Oxford University Press, 2002.  344 p.
Published in Sweden by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
Book call no.:  382.64094 D262r

The G-8 Global Arms Exporters:  Failing to Prevent Irresponsible Arms Transfers.  London, Amnesty International.  International Secretariat, 2005.  48 p.
Includes sections on Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, and the USA.
Also available online at:  http://web.amnesty.org/library/pdf/POL300072005ENGLISH/$File/POL3000705.pdf
Book call no.:  327.1743 G111

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Lifting of the European Union Arms Embargo on China.  Hearing. 109th Congress, 1st session March 16 2005.  Washington, GPO, 2005. 
Also available online at:  http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=109_senate_hearings&docid=f:22886.pdf
Book call no.:  341.5820951 U58L


Documents

Brouse, Steven M.  Transatlantic Armaments Cooperation:  Is It Worth the Effort?  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, March 2004.  28 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 B876t


Periodicals

Boese, Wade.  British Call for Arms Trade Treaty.  Arms Control Today 34:44 November 2004.
"Great Britain will work to build support for a treaty on international arms trade."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=758977461&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Boese, Wade.  Latin American Arms Sales Moving Forward.  Arms Control Today 36:39 March 2006.
"Reports on the plan of the Spanish government to proceed with arms sales to Venezuela."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1018779741&sid=4&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Bonsignore, Ezio and Kogan, Eugene.  Fatal Attraction.  Military Technology 29:8-15 June 2005.
"The European Union arms producers are now standing at a crossroads and are assessing the pros and cons of the potential arms sales to China."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=869413681&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Friedman, Norman.  A Solution for the European Union's Monetary Woes?  U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings 131:4-6 June 2005.
"Presents information related to breaking of an embargo of arms sales to China by the European Union."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=852224641&sid=6&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Hill, John.  China Arms Ban Hinders Developing Sino-EU Relations.  Jane's Intelligence Review 17:46-47 June 2005.
"Examines the dynamics of lifting the European Union (EU) embargo on arm sales to China despite concerns of EU member states about Chinese intentions toward Taiwan, its human rights reputation and the reaction of the U.S. government to their plan. "

Hill, John.  China Courts Friends in Europe.  Jane's Intelligence Review 16:54-55 February 2004.

Hunter, Jamie.  Retired and Resold.  Jane's Defence Weekly 41:28-30 October 7, 2004.
"Defence spending is at its highest for years. European air forces are opting for leaner but more potent fleets, thus making surplus military aircraft more readily of available for resale."

Mawdsley, Jocelyn.  Arms, Agencies, and Accountability:  The Case of OCCAR (Organization for Joint Armament Co-Operation).  European Security 12:95-111 Autumn-Winter 2003.

Mulholland, David.  Briefing:  German Industry.  Jane's Defence Weekly 40:22-24+ October 29, 2003.

Mulholland, David.  Briefing:  German Industry.  Jane's Defence Weekly 42:20+ March 30, 2005.

Ndaba, Dennis.  Built in Germany but Proudly South African.  South African Soldier 11:18-20 November 2004.
Recounts the first voyage of four Corvettes that the South African Navy purchased from Germany.

The New Protectionism:  Escalating Rhetoric Worries U. S., European Leaders.  Defense News 19:1+ June 14, 2004.

Opel, Manfred.  Top Class Technology:  The Future of the German Defence Industry.  Military Technology 27, no.4:24 2003.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=343875771&sid=3&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Taverna, Michael A.  Wishful Thinking?  Aviation Week & Space Technology 164:28 May 8, 2006.
France plans to sell "6 billion euros in foreign arms sales by 2009."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=20991047


Middle East


Books

Ben-Zvi, Abraham.  John F. Kennedy and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel.  Portland, OR, Frank Cass, 2002.  140 p.  (Cass Series - Israeli History, Politics, and Society)
Book call no.:  382.4562340951 B479j

Ben-Zvi, Abraham.  Lyndon B. Johnson and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel:  In the Shadow of the Hawk.  Portland, OR, Frank Cass, 2004.  138 p.
Book call no.:  355.0325694 B479L

Russell, Richard L.  Weapons Proliferation and the War in the Greater Middle East:  Strategic Contest.  New York, Routledge, 2005.  213 p.  (Contemporary Security Studies)
Book call no.:  355.02170956 R966w


Periodicals

Bermudez, Joseph.  Yemen Continues Ballistic Missile Procurement Programme.  Jane's Intelligence Review 15:28-32 April 2003.

Hewson, Robert.  Chinese Missile Technology Transfers to Iran.  Jane's Intelligence Review 17:45 May 2005.

Larson, Alan P.  United States Economic and Trade Policy in the Middle East:  Excerpts of the Testimony Presented to the Senate Finance Committee, Washington, DC, March 10, 2004.  DISAM Journal 26:79-85 Spring 2004.
Includes weapons sales.
Also available online at: 
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=13518208

Moscow Muscles Its Way Back into the Middle East.  Middle East No.356:20-21 May 2005.
Discusses Russian arms sales to Iran and Syria.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=839129451&sid=1&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Pappalardo, Joe.  U. S. Moves to Rearm Iraq.  National Defense 89:14-15 October 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=712429391&sid=4&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Russia


Books

The G-8 Global Arms Exporters:  Failing to Prevent Irresponsible Arms Transfers.  London, Amnesty International.  International Secretariat, 2005.  48 p.
Includes sections on Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, and the USA.
Also available online at: 
http://web.amnesty.org/library/pdf/POL300072005ENGLISH/$File/POL3000705.pdf
Book call no.:  327.1743 G111


Documents

Kwast, Steven L.  Proliferation of Russian Military Equipment:  Implications for United States Air and Space Power.  Boston, Boston University, April 2003.  46 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA424624
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42252-91 K98p


Periodicals

Donaldson, Robert H. and Donaldson, John A.  The Arms Trade in Russia-Chinese Relations:  Domestic Politics, and Geopolitical Positioning.  International Studies Quarterly 47:709+ December 2003.
Discusses why Russia is selling arms to China.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=11307042

Galeotti, Mark.  U. S. and Russia See Their Interests Diverge.  Jane's Intelligence Review 17:48-49 April 2005.

Kopp, Carlo.  Backfires Approaching (Tu-22M).  Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter 30:6-8 September 2004.

Litovkin, Viktor.  Wings over Asia.  Current Digest of Post Soviet Press 55:18 June 18, 2003.
Discusses Russian arms exports including a proposed sale of 18 multipurpose SU-30MKM fighters to Kuala Lumpur.

Moscow Muscles Its Way Back into the Middle East.  Middle East No.356:20-21 May 2005.
Discusses Russian arms sales to Iran and Syria.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=839129451&sid=1&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Novichkov, Kikolai.  Arms Sales by Rosoboronexport Hit All-Time High.  Jane's Defence Weekly 41:22 January 7, 2004.
"Reports the sales of the weapons and systems of Russian-based arms export agency Rosoboronexport."

Shanker, Thom.  U. S. and Russia Still Dominate Arms Market, but World Total Falls.  New York Times 153:A6 August 30, 2004.


Other Countries


Internet Resources

Grillot, Suzette R. and Apostolova, Dessie.  Light Weapons, Long Reach:  Bulgaria's Role in the Global Spread and Control of Small Arms.  Journal of Southern Europe & the Baltics, December 2003.
Available online at: 
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=11692107
Bulgaria accused of selling arms to UNITA in Angola.

Latin American Working Group.  Arms Transfer Programs
Available online at:  http://ciponline.org/facts/armsgrnt.htm
"A civilian's guide to U.S. defense and security assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean."


Books

Arming the South:  The Economics of Military Expenditure, Arms Production and Arms Trade in Developing Countries, edited by Jurgen Bauer and Paul Dunne.  New York, Palgrave, 2002.  426 p.
Book call no.:  338.476234091724 A729

The G-8 Global Arms Exporters:  Failing to Prevent Irresponsible Arms Transfers.  London, Amnesty International.  International Secretariat, 2005.  48 p.
Includes sections on Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, and the USA.
Also available online at:  http://web.amnesty.org/library/pdf/POL300072005ENGLISH/$File/POL3000705.pdf
Book call no.:  327.1743 G111

Siler, Michael J.  Strategic Security Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa:  A Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography.  Westport, CT, Praeger, 2004.  727 p.
Includes information on arms transfers to Sub-Saharan Africa.
Book call no.:  016.355 S582s


Documents

Sundberg, Edward D.  Arm Sales to Latin America.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2003.  67 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA420464
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42525 S9571a


Periodicals

Best, Shedrack G. and Von Kemedi, Dimieari.  Small-Arms Proliferation Rises in Nigerian Rivers and Plateaus States.  Jane's Intelligence Review 17:36-40 October 2005.

Boese, Wade.  Latin American Arms Sales Moving Forward.  Arms Control Today 36:39 March 2006.
"Reports on the plan of the Spanish government to proceed with arms sales to Venezuela."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1018779741&sid=4&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Cloud, David S.  Rumsfeld in Algeria, Discusses Arms Sales.  New York Times 155:A10 February 13, 2006.
"U. S. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld has discussed possible arms sales to Algeria with the country's president as a growing American effort to build a military relationship."

Dorschner, Jim.  Briefing:  South American Air Forces.  Jane's Defence Weekly 43:24-27+ March 15, 2006.

Ndaba, Dennis.  Built in Germany but Proudly South African.  South African Soldier 11:18-20 November 2004.
Recounts the first voyage of four Corvettes that the South African Navy purchased from Germany.


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