Comment: The US continues to ship weapons of death to unscrupulous regimes intent on using them against civilians, writes Vijay Prashad.
The United States remains the world's largest arms dealer.
According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the US share of the volume of international arms exports was thirty-one per cent in 2010-14.
The trend line goes upwards. Saudi Arabia, which spent more than $80 billion on weapons last year, is the largest importer of US arms.