The Politics of Destroying Surplus Small Arms: Inconspicuous Disarmament

Title

The Politics of Destroying Surplus Small Arms: Inconspicuous Disarmament

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Description

Although it receives much less attention than better known disarmament processes, the destruction of small arms is reshaping the military arsenals of the world. Out of roughly 200 modern military small arms world-wide, about 500,000 are destroyed every year. The commitment of major governments and international organizations makes small arms destruction is a permanent addition to the global disarmament repertoire. But the prospects for greater military small arms disarmament may be declining, as war in Afghanistan and Iraq create unprecedented demand for second-hand weaponry... [From Amazon.com]

ISBN

9780415494618

Publication Date

2010

Publisher

Routledge

City

London, United Kingdom

Keywords

Arms control, Disarmament, Firearms, International cooperation

Disciplines

International Relations