zondag 25 juni 2017

Week 25 in #wapenhandel25tweets

Week 25 in #wapenhandel25tweets
(Gaarne 'liken' of delen als je het nuttig of interessant vindt.)

The European Network Against Arms Trade (ENAAT) organised an action, twitter storm and briefing on the new defence industry budget of the Union. More on the action most easily found by twitter. More about ENAAT views on EU can be found here.

1 – 220617: The climate for arms sales. Threats, NATO demands underpin global arms demand http://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2017/06/22/threats-nato-demands-underpin-global-arms-demand/

Nederland (zie ook 26-27)
2 – 250617: Dutch government monthly dual use #du exports spread sheets https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/documenten/rapporten/2016/10/01/overzicht-dual-use-vergunningen

3 – 190617: 3 buyers for Renault Trucks Defense. Has holding in the Netherlands and connection to Russian defence establishment. http://www.defensenews.com/articles/3-bidders-emerge-in-battle-to-buy-renault-trucks-defense

4 – 190617: Dutch monthly reports on exports of military items. [In Dutch] Does your country already has such a detailed system? https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/documenten/rapporten/2016/10/01/overzicht-uitvoer-militaire-goederen

5 – 190617: Export Controls Enforcement on transit by the #Dutch Court | Part 1: The Case of the Logistics Provider http://www.worldtradecontrols.com/export-controls-enforcement-by-the-dutch-court-part-1-the-case-of-the-logistics-provider/

6 – 190617: Export Controls by the #Dutch Court | Part 2: The Case of the Airline Company. Transit South #Africa to #Ecuador. http://www.worldtradecontrols.com/export-controls-enforcement-by-the-dutch-court-part-2-the-case-of-the-airline-company/

7 – 190617: Dutch government annual arms export policy report 2016 [in Dutch] but with readable tables. https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/documenten/kamerstukken/2017/06/09/aanbieding-rapport-het-nederlandse-wapenexportbeleid-in-2016

EUROPA (zie ook 15, 17

8 Is the European Union militarizing? The linked paper on #EU #money for the defence industry fears the worst. http://www.stopwapenhandel.org/sites/stopwapenhandel.org/files/European%20money%20for%20arms%20industry.pdf

9 – 240617: EU nations to boost joint military equipment acquisition http://www.defensenews.com/articles/eu-nations-to-boost-joint-military-equipment-acquisition

10 – 210617: ‘Implementation of the EU arms export control system’ by Dr Sibylle Bauer (#SIPRI) at European Parliament for #SEDE https://www.sipri.org/news/2017/sipri-advises-european-union-implementation-its-arms-export-control-system

11 – 200617: #Norway takes aim at EU Defense Fund amid falling arms exports: https://sputniknews.com/military/201706191054765973-norway-eu-defense/ … via Russian @SputnikInt

12 – 190617: #France, defence-industry plans. French procurement chief Laurent Collet-Billon on the pursuit of a European defence http://www.defensenews.com/articles/interview-french-procurement-chief-laurent-collet-billon-on-the-pursuit-of-a-european-defense

13 – 190617: SEDE WORKSHOP: Implementation of the EU arms export control system http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/IDAN/2017/578047/EXPO_IDA(2017)578047_EN.pdf

14 – 220617: Flemish arms trade control decree adopted yesterday; improvements and shortfalls on e.g. end use and Saudi Arabia. http://www.knack.be/nieuws/belgie/vlaams-parlement-keurt-vernieuwd-wapenhandeldecreet-goed/article-normal-869177.html

Denemarken (zie 31)

15 – 190617: EU move into military R&D divides Germany http://sciencebusiness.net/news/80334/EU-move-into-military-R-and-D-divides-Germany#.WUedleUmgmo.twitter … (via @scibus)

Frankrijk (zie ook 3, 12)
16 – 190617: #Israeli defence companies comming to #France. 10 Israeli cos to exhibit at Paris Air Show: http://www.globes.co.il/en/article.aspx?did=1001193063&from=iglobes

17 – 200617: #Czech #DSIA doesn't support EU Defence Fund (#EDF) because of fear big arms concerns would win all major contracts http://www.praguemonitor.com/2017/06/20/czech-arms-makers-are-against-joint-eu-arms-purchases

18 – 220617: Equivalent of US Iran-Contra? No. In #Turkey, it was the people who exposed the scandal who ended up going to jail. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/democracy-post/wp/2017/06/21/the-turkish-gandhis-long-march/

VK (zie 30)


19 – 220617: Canadian Government arms trade report 2016. Saudi Arabia was the largest export destination in 2016. http://www.international.gc.ca/controls-controles/assets/pdfs/reports/mer-2016-eng.pdf

20 – 190617: Long read on Canada Ukraine defence pact and its implications for arms trade to ... Saudi Arabia. https://tonyseed.wordpress.com/2017/06/11/background-on-canada-ukraine-defence-agreement-a-rich-mutually-beneficial-arms-trade/

21 – 200617: Indian giant #Tata expands military production range and signs pact with #Lockheed to make #F16 planes in #India. http://www.sify.com/finance/airshow-lockheed-signs-pact-with-tata-to-make-f-16-planes-in-india-news-international-rgtrvbdddebef.html#.WUjQfT-S_tE.twitter

Israël (zie ook 17)

22 – 220617: Israeli co helps Mexican gov't spy on opponents: journalists, social activists, lawyers trying to combat corruption. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article.aspx?did=1001193503&from=iglobes

23 – 190617: former executive of #Israel-based defense firm sentenced for #defrauding multi-billion $ #US #FMF program https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/israeli-executive-sentenced-prison-defrauding-foreign-military-financing-program

24 – 200617: Q&A [Dutch] by #Karabulut/#Leijten (both SP): arms to GCC, #Airbus, naval blockade, tax facilities & rulings. #Yemen https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/documenten/kamerstukken/2017/06/19/beantwoording-kamervragen-over-wapenexport-naar-landen-die-betrokken-zijn-bij-de-oorlog-in-jemen

25 – 200617: One of the most detailed annual pubs on arms trade to and from #Libya. #UN panel of experts. #UAE main source. http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=S/2017/466

Mexico (zie 22)
Noorwegen (zie 11)
Oekraïne (zie 20)

26 – 240617: Export destination for Dutch naval weapon platforms, Pakistan, is controversial. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/bill-tabled-in-us-house-of-representatives-to-revoke-pakistans-ally-status/articleshow/59281069.cms

27 – 190617: New major weapon platform export. #Pakistan's #KSEW signs contract with #Damen for local construction of OPV http://www.janes.com/article/71373/pakistan-s-ksew-signs-contract-with-dutch-damen-for-local-construction-of-opv Export license given? Dutch Parliament informed? #Pakistan orders offshore patrol vessel from Netherlands’ #Damen http://quwa.org/2017/06/12/pakistan-orders-offshore-patrol-vessel-netherlands-damen/

Rusland (zie 3)
Saoedi-Arabië (zie 14, 19, 20)

VS (FMS, zie ook 23)
28 – 190617: On the shifting nature of US aeronautic exports (civil and military). And the role of Foreign Military Sales #FMS https://twitter.com/martinbroek/status/876730762523025408


Damen (zie 27)

Thales Nederland
29 – 210617: Raytheon awarded USD618 million contract for #SM2 missiles, partly performed at Thales #Hengelo. | Jane's 360 http://www.janes.com/article/71568/raytheon-awarded-usd618-million-contract-for-sm-2-missiles#.WUofbxJCyKA.twitter

Airbus (zie 24)

Observatie technologie (IT)
30 – 190617: BBC News - How BAE sold cyber-surveillance tools to Arab states http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-40276568

31 – 190617: Danish Surveillance Helps Dictators Spy on Dissenters: https://sputniknews.com/europe/201706161054685284-denmark-dictatorships-spying/ via Russian @SputnikInt

25 – 220617: Wall Street Journal fires correspondent Jay Solomon because of involvement in shipping arms for CIA to spy on Iran. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4626640/Newspaper-fires-prominent-journalist-ethical-conflict.html

Corruptie (zie 23)
Wapenbeurzen (zie 16)
Onderzoek en activisme (zie 8)

This is a selection from a larger amount of tweets. Tweets with a relation the Netherlands, arms trade and defence-industry weight heavier in the selection. If you want to have them daily see http://twitter.com/martinbroek