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Globalization and Free Trade: Don’t Forget the Arms Industry

Reclaiming Space has posted an eye-opening article from the UK’s The Independent.

Weapons companies are using globalisation to routinely flout arms control laws and supply lethal products to repressive regimes, according to a new report.

The industry is using outsourcing to breach embargoes. Offshore production companies and foreign subsidiaries are set up in countries which have few controls over where the weapons end up.

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