Just how American bullets make their way into Bahraini guns, into weapons used by troops suppressing pro-democracy protesters, opens a wider window into the shadowy relationships between the Pentagon and a number of autocratic states in the Arab world.
As aggression mounts with the rise of food prices worldwide, small-scale farms rooted in local markets could avert international disaster – and lead the way to “food democracy.”
Winning the War on Terror by spreading democracy? Our arms sales policy is working in the opposite direction.
The U.S. gets one right? The administration opposes lifting the arms embargo on China.
We might get a better treaty if the U.S. sits this one out for now.