A new report "Securing Profits: How the arms lobby is hijacking Europe’s defence policy" by Bram Vranken of the Flemish peace organisation Vredesactie documents the symbiotic relationship between arms industry lobby and the European Union.
CAAT's Ann Feltham reports on arms industry lobbying for EU subsidies, and the campaign to stop it. The European Union had its genesis in the vision of post-World War Two leaders who believed that uniting countries economically would end the bloody wars between European neighbours. Military matters were not part of it, being seen as the province of
Deception in High Places by Nicholas Gilby In this blog anti arms trade writer and campaigner Nicholas Gilby, author of Deception in High Places - A History of Bribery In Britain's Arms Trade, analyses misconceptions about the arms trade treaty. The Arms Trade Treaty came into force
...and how we can help stop it On May 22 we get to vote for our new representatives in the European Parliament – but who will really decide what the EU does? Activists from Vredesactie took action at the annual conference of the