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Proposed arms transfers to the Yemen Arab Republic

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East.

Proposed arms transfers to the Yemen Arab Republic

hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, March 12, 1979.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yemen.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Arms transfers -- Yemen.,
    • Arms transfers -- United States.,
    • Military assistance, American -- Yemen.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .F64214 1979b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 62 ;
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4065654M
      LC Control Number79603586

      Yemen, sometimes spelled Yaman the Republic of Yemen, is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula; the coastline stretches for about 2, kilometres. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Gulf of Aden and Guardafui Channel to the south, Oman and the Arabian Sea to Capital: Sana'a (de jure, under Houthi administration).


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Proposed arms transfers to the Yemen Arab Republic by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Yemen Arab Republic (YAR; Arabic: الجمهورية العربية اليمنية ‎ al-Jumhūrīyah al-‘Arabīyah al-Yamanīyah), also known as North Yemen or Yemen (Sanaʽa), was a country from to in the western part of what is now Yemen.

Its capital was at united with the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (commonly known as South Yemen), onto Currency: North Yemeni rial. 10 "EXPORT CONTROLS: State and Commerce Should Share Watch List Information If Proposed Rules to Transfer Firearms Are Finalized," Government Accountability Office, GAO, March 1, For more information on a number of these concerns, see also "Proposed Firearms Export Changes: Key Challenges for U.S.

Oversight," Center for International Policy: Colby Goodman. Over the past several weeks, a new front has opened up in the legal fight over U.S. support for the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen: the president’s authority to pursue arms sales.

For months, congressional opponents of the Yemen conflict have blocked certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners, citing human rights and other concerns. The debate over the recent U.S. offer to sell M1A2 Abrams battle tanks to Saudi Arabia has raised the question of Saudi dependency on U.S.

equipment for its defense needs in general and for the prosecution of its war in Yemen in particular. Saudi Arabia has requested up to tanks, 20 of which have been described by the Pentagon as being destined to replenish vehicles. PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF SOUTHERN YEMEN Stamps of South Arabia Overprinted 5F 10F 15F 20 F25 30 35F 50 F65 75F F F 1D.

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In the course of the research done for this article, ACT also looked at arms sales policies to other Middle Eastern states that have enjoyed healthy military trade relations with the United States, including Yemen. U.S. assistance and arms transfers to Yemen have continued despite a restrictive U.S.

arms policy toward the country that was put. The Republic of Yemen was established in by the merger of the Yemen Arab Republic (YAR) and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen (PDRY), the former resulting from the overthrow of the imamate in by a group of republican officers, and the latter emerging from British-administered Aden and the protectorates.

In addition to undertaking a legal review of each proposed arms transfer and third party transfers, PM/RSAT also applies the Conventional Arms Transfer Policy laid out in National Security Presidential Memorandum (NSPM, issued Ap ) prior to making a determination.

The policy requires that proposed transfers take into account the following criteria: The National [ ]. The move on the arms sales comes only weeks before the White House is expected to unveil a plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Trump’s son-in. Origins of the New Republic The Republic of Yemen was established in by the merger of the Yemen Arab Republic (YAR) and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen (PDRY), the former resulting from the overthrow of the Imamate in by a group of republican officers and the latter emerging from the British administered Aden and the Protectorates.

Police and security forces in the Middle East and North Africa responded to the mass popular uprisings witnessed there after December with brutal repression.

This crackdown by the authorities has involved the use of weaponry, munitions and related equipment imported from major arms-exporting nations. This report examines arms transfers to the region and explores some common principles. On Ap President Trump vetoed S.J.

Res. 7, a joint resolution directing the United States to end support for the Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi rebels in veto was the second of Trump’s presidency and the second time a U.S. president has vetoed legislation related to the U.S.-Saudi security relationship.

Saudi Arabia has now been the topic of more presidential. Proposed Arms Transfers to the Yemen Arab Republic; Hearing (96th Cong., 1st sess. ed.). Yemen Arab Republic: Local Development Associations: A New Approach to Rural Development.

Washington: The World Bank. Yemen: The Search for a Modern State. It wants a case-by-case review of proposed arms transfers so that the “red stop light” goes on if there is a substantial risk of human rights abuses.

It argues that arms embargoes are often Author: Keith Weir. Books shelved as yemen: I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali, The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers, Henna House by Nomi Eve, Salmon Fishing in the.

The AECA lays out the rules for making arms transfers and establishes regulations, processes and procedures for their approval.

Under the law, the executive branch (through the State Department) must formally notify Congress of a potential major arms sale, if it’s valued at $14 million or more, at least 30 days before finalizing a transfer.

The United States and its allies have interdicted five separate weapons shipments from Iran to the Houthis in Yemen since April —shipments that violate U.

Security Council resolutions. According to U.S. Vice Admiral Kevin Donergan, “We know they came from Iran and we know the destination.” The U.S. State Department has also criticized Iranian arms smuggling to Yemen. Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status.

Refworld contains a vast collection of reports relating to situations in countries of origin, policy documents and positions, and documents relating to international and national legal frameworks. The information has been carefully selected and compiled from UNHCR's global network of field. Amnesty looked at arms transfers since to key countries rocked by protests this year: Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Syria and Bahrain.

It found that the main suppliers of arms since were the U.S., Britain, Russia, Germany, Italy, France, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic. 3 6 There is no reason to believe that a re-division of Yemen would stop at the borders that existed between the Yemen Arab Republic and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen prior to Inthe author hosted a lunch for a visiting senior U.S.

Government official to meet with southern Yemenis. ‘Database of Authorised Transfers of Small Arms and Light Weapons.’ NISAT Small Arms Trade Database. Oslo: Norwegian Initiative on Small Arms Transfers, 22 December. (Q16) Full Citation. Yemen. ‘Trade in Arms.’ Law No (40) of on Regulating Carrying Firearms & Ammunitions and Their Trade.

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There were six presidents of North Yemen First holder: Abdullah al-Sallal. YEMEN ARAB REPUBLIC OFFICIAL STANDARD NAMES GAZETTEER Paperback – January 1, by (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Thank you for that kind introduction, Andrew, and for inviting me to join this important event today. As many of you here today are aware, in April this year the President issued a National Security Policy Memorandum announcing a revised Conventional Arms Transfer, or “CAT” policy.

The CAT policy provides a framework under which U.S. [ ]. Since the conflict escalated in March the UK has issued 37 arms export licences for arms transfers to Saudi Arabia. The government has declined to tell parliament the details of these deals. There is a proposed arms trade code of conduct to regulate and address who arms are sold to.

However, for various political reasons and for profit motives, some nations are seemingly unwilling to agree to a code of conduct. Proposals are growing stronger for an arms trade treaty.

Will that suffer the same problem. The report comes as the human rights group urges the U.S. Congress to block a $53 million proposed U.S. arms sale to Bahrain, where more than.

A proposal by the Trump administration will likely transfer responsibility for reviewing licenses to export small arms that are often called “the real weapons of mass destruction” from the. This article was originally published on January 26th, President Nasser's armed intervention in Yemen is the most ambitious and dangerous foreign adventure of his career.

It has brought him. The proposed nuclear agreement with Iran has created deep concerns on the part of America’s Arab allies over the possibility that it could lead the United States to turn away from its present strategic partnerships and somehow shift to Iran.

It has also reinforced the tendency to create conspiracy theories about U.S. willingness to support its Arab allies, U.S. The Senate voted three times ―and ― to override the vetoes after the administration and some Senate Republicans cited Saudi Arabia’s status as bulwark against Iran’s Author: Joe Gould.

Arms Sales and Domestic Industry. Arms sales are an important contributor to the U.S. aerospace and defense industry, a sector that directly employs over 1 million workers, with another 3 million working in support.

7 According to one industry observer, international sales have made up 20 percent of U.S. firms' total sales in recent years, and industry executives reportedly expect that figure.