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Landmark Arms Trade Treaty spearheaded by Costa Rica’s ex-President Óscar Arias goes into effect
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Landmark Arms Trade Treaty spearheaded by Costa Rica’s ex-President Óscar Arias goes into effect

The Tico Times - December 22, 2014

The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty goes into effect this Thursday, on Christmas Eve. The treaty covers tanks, armored combat vehicles, large-caliber artillery, combat aircraft, attack helicopters,…

In deaths of civilians in Gaza, US weapons sales to Israel come under scrutiny
Crime
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Crime
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In deaths of civilians in Gaza, US weapons sales to Israel come under scrutiny

Sudarsan Raghavan and Ruth Eglash | The Washington Post - August 24, 2014

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — An Israeli missile attack that killed 10 civilians sheltering in a U.N. school here early this month prompted a call for restraint from…

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Militarism in Costa Rica

Mitzi Stark | Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - April 9, 2014

Militarism in the world is definitely expanding. In 2012, military expenses totaled $1.7 trillion and growing. Every day we see news about armed conflicts, police actions and…

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