Accession Number:

ADA454455

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Congressional rept.

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-06-27

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

This report provides general background on U.S. policy regarding the international trade in small arms and light weapons SALW. 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.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE