Arms trade and disarmament

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International Code of Conduct on Arms Transfers
Speech By Dr Oscar Arias, at the State of the World Forum, San Francisco, October 5 1996.
Nobel Peace Laureates' International Code of Conduct on Arms Transfers
Released by Oscar Arias, former President of Costa Rica, and other Nobel Laureates, on 29 May 1997.
Kyoto conference
Mainichi Shimbun, 3 August 1999. The U.N. Conference on Disarmament convened last week in Kyoto for the 11th time. The first conference was held in 1989. This year, some 60 arms-control experts from 24 countries have gathered to discuss national security issues and arms reduction strategies for the next decade.
Bush Vows to Speed Up Work on Star Wars; US to Abandon ABM Arms Control Treaty
By Michael R. Gordon with Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times, 30 April 2001. The Bush administration has put its European allies on notice that it intends to move quickly to develop a missile defense and plans to abandon or fundamentally alter the treaty that has been the keystone of arms control for nearly 30 years.
From U.S. to Colombia militia: a bomb's saga
By Andrew Selsky, The Seattle Times, 30 May 2001. A large bomb, made in the U.S.A. in the 1970s, shipped to a Central American government fighting leftist rebels, was stolen in 1992 as part of an assassination plot against a drug kingpin.
U.S. supplies abusive regimes
Baltimore Sun Journal, 23 June 2001. The United States, which leads the world in arms sales, provides weapons used against civilians.
New Zealand statement to the United Nations General Assembly, New York, First Committee (disarmament)
From Clive Pearson NZ Ambassador for Disarmament, 12 October 2001. Press Release: New Zealand Government. In a world which increasingly faces unpredictable and asymmetric threats to international security—whether terrorism, computer hacking or germ warfare, multilateral machinery to confront them is more vital than ever. Failure. Calls for a new security framework; a risk of power politics pushing others to the margins.
Nuclear powers suffer set-backs in G.A. votes
By Jim Wurst, Disarmament Times, December 1994. The more aggressive stand by Southern non-nuclear-weapon states in favor of rapid and specific steps towards nuclear disarmament — and the nuclear states opposition to these moves—were the dominant feature of the 49th General Assembly's votes on draft resolutions submitted by the First Committee.
Arms Control in an Age of Strategic and Military Revolution
By Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives, 15 November 2005. In the post-Cold War era, security policy discourse is of more bellicose ideas: the clash of civilizations, the war on terrorism, and their constant companion: the Revolution in Military Affairs. Here describes some of the challenges that the military revolution has set for arms control, in its broader context.