Postcard from…Libya

Postcard from…Libya

What goes around comes around with arms exports, as the war in Libya demonstrates.

Armed Sprawl

Beneath the Israel-Palestine clash is the all-too-familiar conflict of development: urban growth meets indigenous resistance.

Weapons: Our #1 Export?

Rising arms exports may soon make weapons the major U.S. contribution to the world economy.

United States Rides Weapons Bonanza Wave

United States Rides Weapons Bonanza Wave

War, instability, and high oil prices have created a perfect storm of profit for the world’s weapons manufacturers. This year, FPIF columnist Frida Berrigan reports, defense military analysts predict the biggest arms bonanza since 1993 … which is saying something because in the aftermath of the first Gulf War the global industry reaped the benefits of a $42 billion arms race.

Who’s Arming Israel?

Everyone’s talking about the arms suppliers behind Hezbollah. But who’s supplying Israel?