Tempering Expectation with Realism in Mohammed bin Salman’s London Visit

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by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s March 7 visit to London provides a fleeting opportunity for Britain’s embattled government to put aside for a day the chaotic uncertainty of the torturous Brexit negotiations and pursue its plan… Continue Reading  

Debunking Myths that Fuel Irresponsible U.S. Defense Policy

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by Colby Goodman and Taner Bertuna As President Trump continues to authorize record-breaking U.S. arms deals to Saudi Arabia and many other countries around the world and propose major increases in Pentagon spending, he is positioning himself to claim wins… Continue Reading  

How to Arm a “Volatile” Planet

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by William Hartung When American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about it.  Not so with the global arms trade.  It’s good for one or two stories a year in… Continue Reading