17 Apr 2019

How China weaponizes overseas arms sales

Although China still lags behind the US in terms of arms exports, the country is exporting more weapons to an increasing number of countries as part of its strategy to increase its influence across the globe while challenging that of the United States. China’s arms exports have increased dramatically over

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01 Oct 2018

To Whom Does Trump’s Arms Exports Policy Give Leverage? Debunking Key Arms Exports Assumptions

A War on the Rocks analysis examines the assumptions and traditional reasoning behind U.S. arms exports market (specifically the Trump Administration’s new Conventional Arms Transfer policy), that is typically seen as strengthening the U.S. economy, security, and providing it with influence on clients/allies. The analysis examines how Trump’s emphasis on

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