Gun sales in US soar ahead of presidential election, fuelled by fears of post-election unrest

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Gun sales in US soar ahead of presidential election, fuelled by fears of post-election unrest” – below is their description. US gun sales hit historic highs ahead of the US presidential election on November 3, 2020, fuelled by fears of post-election protests. Gun shop owners say … Read more Gun sales in US soar ahead of presidential election, fuelled by fears of post-election unrest

India-Pakistan border violence may be worsening

Violence on the disputed India-Pakistan border may be getting worse, even after decades of standoff. Pakistan’s military said on Wednesday (July 22) that incidents such as shelling and small arms fire from India has seen an uptick across the so-called Line of Control – the informal border between Pakistan and India-controlled Kashmir. The two nuclear-armed … Read more India-Pakistan border violence may be worsening

Addressing the terrorism-arms-crime nexus: Preventing and combating the illicit trafficking of small

Watch LIVE event to highlight the connection between terrorism and the illicit trafficking of small arms, light weapons, conventional ammunitions and explosives. 21 February 2020 10:00AM EST @UN_OCT UNODC – UNODC – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime UN Office for Disarmament Affairs https://go.aws/2HHQs9m The international community has expressed increasing concerns at the nexus … Read more Addressing the terrorism-arms-crime nexus: Preventing and combating the illicit trafficking of small

On the International Day of Peace, United States Marks 20 Years of Promoting Peace and Security through U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Programs

Tom Kelly serves as Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs in the United States Department of State. As the world observes the International Day of Peace on September 21, the United States commemorates an important investment in international peace and security with this week’s release of the 12th Edition of our annual report, … Read more On the International Day of Peace, United States Marks 20 Years of Promoting Peace and Security through U.S. Conventional Weapons Destruction Programs