International Small Arms and Light Weapons Transfers: U.S. Policy

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This report provides general background on U.S. policy regarding the international trade in small arms and light weapons (SA/LW). It outlines major questions associated with the international trade in these items, and reviews United States efforts to assist in controlling the illicit transfers of these items. This report will be revised as developments warrant.

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Grimmett, Richard F. June 27, 2006.

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This report provides general background on U.S. policy regarding the international trade in small arms and light weapons (SA/LW). It outlines major questions associated with the international trade in these items, and reviews United States efforts to assist in controlling the illicit transfers of these items. This report will be revised as developments warrant.

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4 Pages.

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  • June 27, 2006

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  • Dec. 5, 2006, 1:41 p.m.

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Grimmett, Richard F. International Small Arms and Light Weapons Transfers: U.S. Policy, report, June 27, 2006; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs9531/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.