Posted inAT Finance, Australia, Bahrain, China, European Union, France, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Middle East, Myanmar, New Zealand, North Korea, Northeast Asia, Oceania, Philippines, Singapore, South Asia, South Korea, Syria, United Kingdom, World

Australia shoots for bigger gun sales

Australia has no plans to tighten scrutiny of its arms trade under a controversial new export drive announced on January 29. While the government aims to ramp up foreign sales, rights groups fear that more Australian weapons will end up in the hands of repressive regimes, especially in Asia and the Middle East. The federal […]