Arms Resupply During Conflict: A Framework for Analysis

  • R. E. Harkavy
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Recent years have witnessed an outpouring of writings on arms transfers, following a lengthy hiatus during the first two decades of the post-war period. That growing literature has been largely reformist in nature, in consonance with the strong normative concern with arms control evidenced in American security studies in the wake of the Vietnam war; indeed, is an echo of the writings of the 1930s around the time of the Nye Committee hearings and the Neutrality Acts.2 Needless to say, the vast expansion of arms transfers in recent years, largely but not entirely propelled by OPEC’s petrodollar recycle capacity, has also helped to sustain interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. Harkavy
    • 1
  1. 1.The Pennsylvania State UniversityUSA

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