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  • [Press] BICC Commentary \ “The Libyan Civil War: Shining a Spotlight on a Problematic Arms Export Policy"

    • The German government always emphasises its "restrictive arms export policy". However, the states in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region) are among the biggest customers of German arms producers. In their comments, Max Mutschler (BICC) and Simone Wisotzki (HSFK) criticise in particular German arms exports to states which—as in the case of Libya—violate UN arms embargoes.
    • Monday, 15 June 2020: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) are among the top 10 recipients of German arms exports in 2017, and Turkey is also a regular buyer of German weapons technology. An expert report on the implementation of UN Resolution 1973 names the recipient countries UAE, Turkey and Jordan, among others, as states that supply equipment and weapons to various warring parties in Libya. In doing so, they are breaking the UN arms embargo imposed since 2011 (https://undocs.org/S/2019/914). International ...
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    14 July 2020 More information SUSANNE HEINKE Head of Public Relations Leiterin Presse und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit 49 228 911 9644 prbiccde Commentary The Libyan Civil War Shining a Spotlight on a Problematic Arms Export Policy The German government frequently stresses that it pursues a restrictive arms export policy And yet some of the biggest customers of German arms manufacturers are countries in the Middle East MENA region in particular In their comments Simone Wisotzki HSFK and Max Mutschl...
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  • [Publication] Commentary \ The Libyan civil war: Shining a spotlight on a problematic arms export policy.

    • Commentary \ The Libyan civil war: Shining a spotlight on a problematic arms export policy.
    • The German government always emphasises its "restrictive arms export policy". However, the states in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region) are among the biggest customers of German arms producers. In their comments, Max Mutschler (BICC) and Simone Wisotzki (HSFK) criticise in particular German arms exports to states which—as in the case of Libya—violate UN arms embargoes.The United Arab Emirates (UAE) are among the top 10 recipients of German arms exports in 2017,...
  • [Publication] Commentary \ The Libyan civil war: Shining a spotlight on a problematic arms export policy.

    • Commentary \ The Libyan civil war: Shining a spotlight on a problematic arms export policy.
    • The German government always emphasises its "restrictive arms export policy". However, the states in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region) are among the biggest customers of German arms producers. In their comments, Max Mutschler (BICC) and Simone Wisotzki (HSFK) criticise in particular German arms exports to states which—as in the case of Libya—violate UN arms embargoes.The United Arab Emirates (UAE) are among the top 10 recipients of German arms exports in 2017,...
  • [Publication] Businessmen in arms: How the military and other armed groups profit in the MENA Region

    • The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime power or a crucial part of patronage networks in political systems. This collection of essays from international experts examines the economic interests of armed actors ranging from military businesses in Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Jordan, Sudan, and Yemen to retired military officers’ economic endeavors and the web of funding of non-state armed group...
  • [Publication] Businessmen in arms: How the military and other armed groups profit in the MENA Region

    • The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime power or a crucial part of patronage networks in political systems. This collection of essays from international experts examines the economic interests of armed actors ranging from military businesses in Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Jordan, Sudan, and Yemen to retired military officers’ economic endeavors and the web of funding of non-state armed group...
  • [Publication] Businessmen in arms: How the military and other armed groups profit in the MENA Region

    • The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime power or a crucial part of patronage networks in political systems. This collection of essays from international experts examines the economic interests of armed actors ranging from military businesses in Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Jordan, Sudan, and Yemen to retired military officers’ economic endeavors and the web of funding of non-state armed group...
  • [Publication] Businessmen in arms: How the military and other armed groups profit in the MENA Region

    • The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime power or a crucial part of patronage networks in political systems. This collection of essays from international experts examines the economic interests of armed actors ranging from military businesses in Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Jordan, Sudan, and Yemen to retired military officers’ economic endeavors and the web of funding of non-state armed group...
  • [Project] Regional approaches to dealing with armed groups in the Sahel

    • In the Greater Sahel border regions are frequently hot spots in long running conflicts which are used by non-state armed groups for their benefit, but they are also spaces where people and communities socially, culturally, and economically connect and build important interrelations on different scales. We believe that these border complexes have unique historic and socio-economic features which need to be considered more strongly when developing approaches to dealing with armed groups that are o...