Arms Trade Treaty Future Uncertain

Boese, Wade
September 2005
Arms Control Today;Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p43
Focuses on the Arms Trade Treaty proposed by British Foreign Minister Jack Straw to regulate global conventional arms trade during a meeting of the Group of Eight in London, England in June and July 2005. Reasons behind the decision of Straw to seek global standards for worldwide exports of conventional arms; Statement issued by Rose Likins, acting assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, regarding the stand of the U.S. on the proposed treaty; Information on countries that have endorsed the proposed treaty.


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