June 22nd, 2012
A new investigation by the Center for Public Integrity’s iWatch News highlights how the State Department decries democratic repression in some countries where it also promotes the sale of U.S. weapons. 
The above image offers a snapshot of the amount in arms sales the U.S. has made to countries that have the worst record for human rights abuses. See a full, interactive version here.

A new investigation by the Center for Public Integrity’s iWatch News highlights how the State Department decries democratic repression in some countries where it also promotes the sale of U.S. weapons. 

The above image offers a snapshot of the amount in arms sales the U.S. has made to countries that have the worst record for human rights abuses. See a full, interactive version here.

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