Proliferation of Small Arms

The search for weapons of mass destruction continues in Iraq. But at the United Nations this week, the focus is on what some feel is an even greater threat — the proliferation of small arms. Host Lynn Neary and guests discuss this new threat and what's being done internationally to stop it.


Rachel Stohl
*Senior analyst, Center for Defense Information

Afi Yakubu
*With the Foundation for Security and Development in Africa
*Steering committee of the West Africa Action Network on Small Arms



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.