The Small Arms Trade: A Beginner's Guide

The book authored by CDI research analyst Rachel Stohl, along with Matthew Schroeder and Dan Smith, has arrived in-stock and is available for purchase (One World Publishers, November 2006). Loaded with fascinating anecdotes and disturbing statistics, this guide provides a gripping overview of the global impact that these cheap and easily obtainable weapons have had, the extent of their proliferation, the threat they pose in the wrong hands, and strategies for reining in this deadly scourge.

The proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons is one of the most pressing security threats of the 21st century. Loaded with fascinating anecdotes and disturbing statistics, this guide provides a gripping overview of the global impact that these cheap and easily obtainable weapons have had, the extent of their proliferation, the threat they pose in the wrong hands, and strategies for reining in this deadly scourge.

Covering everything from gun-toting militias to child soldiers to terrorists armed with shoulder-fired missiles, this is required reading for anyone who wishes to fully understand one of today’s key threats to international peace.

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