Paul Mutter is a graduate student at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at NYU and a contributor to Foreign Policy In Focus.
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Friday, July 29, 2011
US Arms Sales to Repressive Regimes Overlooked in Domestic Gun Control Debate
Arms control is an oxymoron in the U.S. Recognizing this, successive governments have managed to pursue foreign policies that export billions of dollars in weapons abroad while also debating fiercely over domestic firearms ownership. Sometimes, these debates intersect, and the UN Arms Trade Treaty is one such occasion for intersection.