European Gun Makers Are Quietly Supplying the Mexican Drug Wars
Companies in Italy, Belgium, and Romania are arming Mexican soldiers, cops, and cartels alike.
Canadian company tried selling missile technology to Iran
Canada, like many of its allies, has an arms embargo on Iran.
US Lifts Arms Embargo on Vietnam Despite 'Dire' Human Rights Record
Relations with Vietnam have become critical amid China's growing military might — so a historic embargo with a former foe still described as a "police state" is being lifted.
These Are the Juvenile 'Offenders' Saudi Arabia Executed in January
Little attention has been paid to the fact that at least three of those killed in a mass execution on January 2 were minors at the time of their alleged crimes. VICE News pieces together the evidence.
These US Senators Want to Halt the Sale of Bombs to Saudi Arabia
Senators Chris Murphy and Rand Paul said that in light of the civilian toll of the US-backed Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, the White House must ensure that American weapons are not being used in attacks on innocents.
‘Please Help Me to Save My Son’: More Executions of Teenage Protesters Imminent in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia, the West's trusted Middle Eastern ally, may be about to execute three young men arrested for protesting when they were children. VICE News spoke to their families.
The European Parliament Just Told EU Countries to Stop Selling Weapons to Saudi Arabia
Lawmakers said Britain, France and other EU governments should no longer sell weapons to a country accused of targeting civilians in Yemen.
The UK Is Reportedly Breaking International Law by Selling Weapons to Saudi Arabia
Besides the hypocrisy of giving aid to "Yemen with one hand while supporting the destruction of the country with the other," the UK could be violating international law by continuing to sell arms to Saudi Arabia.
Did the Islamic State Go Shopping For Weapons in Ukraine?
A Kuwaiti news report claims the Islamic State has been shopping for anti-aircraft missiles in Ukraine, but there are many holes in an otherwise terrifying story.
This British Foreign Minister Acted as an Arms Dealer to Colombia
And a Royal Navy ship was the floating sales office for an arms-trade party.
Testing Kalashnikov’s Newest Assault Rifles (Excerpt from 'Rebranding the AK-47’)
In this excerpt, VICE News correspondent Ben Makuch travels to a Moscow shooting range to test out some of Kalashnikov's newest weapons, barred from the United States market by economic sanctions.
Rebranding the AK-47: A Weapon of Peace
VICE News heads to Moscow to talk to the CEO of Kalashnikov Group and its PR agency about the recent rebranding of its firearms as "weapons of peace."