Luzi, Stefan

Stefan Luzi
3 October 2006Comment

“Is peace for wimps, whereas real governments sell weapons?” So asked George Monbiot recently in The Guardian.

His comment highlighted the government's drive to maximise British arms exports and exposed the activities of the Defence Export Services Organisation (DESO), a government agency focused on identifying potential opportunities for arms sales and then pushing for deals. The 500 taxpayer-funded civil servants working for DESO are placed entirely at the service of arms…