Making a Killing


[24] John Feffer. Asia’s Hidden Arms Race. 16 February 2008.

[25] Another record year for defence spending in 2008. Haaretz, 28 December 2007.


[1] SNC Unloads its ammunition unit. Montreal Gazette. 24 February 2006.

[27] SNC Unloads its ammunition unit. Montreal Gazette. 24 February 2006.

[28] Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). News In Depth: Arming The World.

[29] Helen Hughes. Europe’s Deadly Business. Le Monde Diplomatique, 11 June 2006.

[30] Mark Thomas (2006). As used on the famous Nelson Mandela. Reading: Ebury Press.

[31] Anna Stavrianakis (2008).The façade of arms control

[32] Amnesty International. China: Sustaining conflict and human rights abuses. June 2006.

[33] Constance Ikokwu. Chevron to Face Trial in U.S. Over Nigeria Killings. This Day (Lagos). 16 August 2007.

[34] Down To Earth. (May 2003). Military protection funds exposed.


[36] Roger Moody. The Mercenary Miner. Multinational Monitor. June 1997

[37] The Militarization of the World’s Urban Peripheries, Americas Policy Program Special Report (Washington, DC: Center for International Policy,
[38] Kollsman, Inc. Kollsman to Participate in Homeland Security’s SBInet Program Boeing Team Member to Show Technologies at Border Management Summit,
Oct. 23-25. Press release, 31 October 2006



[41] Aziz Choudry. (2003). War, Globalization and the WTO: Forever New Frontiers. Third World Network.

[42] General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, art. XXI, Oct. 30, 1947, 61 Stat. A-ll, 55 U.N.T.S. 194

[43] Cynthia Enloe. (1983). Does Khaki Become You? London: Pluto, p.87.

[44] Sunera Thobani. (2007). Exalted subjects: Studies in the making of race and nation in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, p.218.

[45] See, for example, Jean Bricmont. (2006). Humanitarian Imperialism: Using human rights to sell war. New York: Monthly Review Press, and Sherene Razack (2004). Dark Threats and White Knights: The Somalia Affair, peacekeeping and the new imperialism. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.








[53] War On Want. Corporate mercenaries.

[54] Christian Science Monitor, 30 May 2008. Global cluster-bomb ban draws moral line in the sand.

* The article is from a talk delivered by Mr. Aziz Choudry at a workshop on women and war organized by the Asia-Pacific Research Network titled “The Military-Industrial Complex and Impacts on the Third World”, 17 June 2008. Aziz Choudry is an activist and writer based in Aotearoa (New Zealand). An organiser with the GATT Watchdog group, he is also a committee member of the Philippines Solidarity Network of Aotearoa.

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