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  • 25 June 2007

    UK and US Treaty Ends Technology Export Licences

    UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and US President George Bush have signed a treaty to end the requirement for US defence equipment and technology to be granted an individual export...

  • 22 June 2007

    BAE Tightens Anti-Corruption Compliance

    British defence company BAE Systems has effectively blacklisted a fifth of the world's countries as part of moves to comply with anti-corruption laws, The Times reported yesterday. The company, which...

  • 20 June 2007

    NATO Agrees on Missile Defence

    NATO has agreed to develop efforts to protect alliance-forces territory against the threat of missiles. At a meeting of NATO defence ministers on 14 June, Secretary General Jaap de Hoop...

  • 20 June 2007

    EU Opens Military Ops HQ

    The European Union has opened a new military operations centre in Brussels, Belgium. Commencing operations on June 13, the centre is situated in the EU military staff building. The EU's...

  • 19 June 2007

    UK Seeks Defence Deal With US

    The US and UK are both attempting to craft a treaty to allow Britain to buy defence products from American companies without having to obtain export licences, a report in...

  • 19 June 2007

    UK Review Arms Export Laws

    The UK government has launched a review of its 2002 arms export legislation. The government review will identify new changes and ways to guard against 'undesirable exports' which includes goods...

  • 15 June 2007

    US Stops China Tech Exports

    The United States has cracked down on high-technology exports to China that could aide its military in the creation of new technologies. Despite affecting some of the US's largest exporters,...

  • 15 June 2007

    Amnesty Takes a Different View on War

    Amnesty international is taking satellite imagery out of the war zone and into the homes of the everyday internet user as part of its latest campaign against the war which...

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