William D. Hartung
When U.S. firms dominate a $70 billion a year global market, you’d expect to hear about it. Not so with the global arms trade. There are occasional pieces that, for example, note the impact of U.S. weapons transfers to Saudi Arabia, or the disastrous dispensation of weaponry to U.S. allies in Syria. But the sheer size of the U.S. arms trade, the politics that drive it, the companies that profit from it, and its devastating global impacts are rarely discussed.
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