Norwegian Initiative on Small Arms Transfers (NISAT)

Led by Nicholas Marsh
Jan 1998 -

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This project has a separate website.

Research Groups

Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Marsh, Nicholas (2015) Firearms Seizures and Trafficking: A «Local» Phenomenon, The Strategic Trade Review 1(1): 73–87.
Hansen, Susanne & Nicholas Marsh (2014) Normative power and organized hypocrisy: European Union member states’ arms export to Libya, European Security 24(2): 264–286.
Jackson, Thomas (2010) From Under Their Noses: Rebel Groups’ Arms Acquisition and the Importance of Leakages from State Stockpiles, International Studies Perspectives 11(2): 131–147.
Marsh, Nicholas (2007) Conflict Specific Capital: The Role of Weapons Acquisition in Civil War, International Studies Perspectives 8(1): 54–72.
Dzinesa, Gwinyayi Albert (2004) A Comparative Perspective of UN Peacekeeping in Angola and Namibia, International Peacekeeping 11(4): 644–663.

Monograph

Dupuy, Kendra & Krijn Peters (2009) War and Children: A Reference Handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. Contemporary Military, Strategic, and Security Issues.

Book Chapter

Marsh, Nicholas (2017) Angola, in Alusala, Nelson; & Mothepa Shadung, eds, Arms brokering in Southern Africa. Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies (1–8).
Marsh, Nicholas (2017) Mozambique, in Alusala, Nelson; & Mothepa Shadung, eds, Arms brokering in Southern Africa. Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies.
Marsh, Nicholas (2017) Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Alusala, Nelson; & Mothepa Shadung, eds, Arms brokering in Southern Africa. Pretoria: Institute For Security Studies (14–24).
Greene, Owen & Nicholas Marsh (2016) A violência armada em sociedades não envolvidas em conflictos violentos, in Moura, Tatiana; José Manuel Pureza; & Rita Santos, eds, Violências e armas de fogo em Portugal. Coimbra: Livraria Almedina (31–86).
Grzybowski, Janis; Nicholas Marsh & Matt Schroeder (2012) Piece by Piece Authorized Transfers of Parts and Accessories, in Glenn MacDonald, ed., Small Arms Survey 2012: Moving Targets. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (240–281).
Greene, Owen & Nicholas Marsh (2011) Introduction, in Greene, Owen; & Nicholas Marsh, eds, Small Arms, Crime and Conflict Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence. London: Routledge (1–11).
Kreutz, Joakim & Nicholas Marsh (2011) Lethal Instruments: Small Arms and Deaths in Armed Conflict, in Greene , Owen ; & Nicholas Marsh, eds, Small Arms, Crime and Conflict global governance and the threat of armed violence. London: Routledge (43–63).
Herron, Patrick; Matt Schroeder ; Jasna Lazarevic & Nicholas Marsh (2011) Larger but Less Known: Authorized Light Weapons Transfers, in The Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (8–41).
Kreutz, Joakim ; Manuela Torre & Nicholas Marsh (2011) Regaining State Control: Arms and Violence in Post-conflict Countries, in Greene , Owen ; & Nicholas Marsh, eds, Small Arms, Crime and Conflict Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence. London: Routledge (64–76).
Jackson, Thomas & Nicholas Marsh (2011) Guns and Deaths: A Critical Review, in Nicholas Marsh, ed., Small Arms, Crime and Conflict Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence. London: Routledge (105–121).
Marsh, Nicholas & Owen Greene (2011) Governance and Small Arms and Light Weapons, in Nicholas Marsh, ed., Small Arms, Crime and Conflict Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence. London: Routledge (163–182).
Greene , Owen & Nicholas Marsh (2011) Conclusions and Priorities for Further Research, in Nicholas Marsh, ed., Small Arms, Crime and Conflict Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence. London: Routledge (248–262).
Jackson, Thomas; Nicholas Marsh & Anne Thurin (2005) The Efficacy of EU Export Control Measures Concerning Small Arms and Light Weapons, in Small Arms and Light Weapons Transfers. Geneva: UNIDIR (53–78).
Marsh, Nicholas & Aaron Karp (2003) Insights and Mysteries: Global Small Arms Transfers, in Small Arms Survey 2003: Development Denied. Oxford: Small Arms Survey (97–123).

Non-refereed Journal Article

Marsh, Nicholas (2002) Two Sides of the Same Coin? The Legal and Illegal Trade in Small Arms, Brown Journal of World Affairs 9(1).
Uchermann, Jonas Aga (2003) En gigant våkner [A Giant Awakes], Minerva 79(4): 20–23.
Marsh, Nicholas (2003) Significant Exporters of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Human Security Bulletin 1(4).

Popular Article

Isenberg, David (2009) Good News for Blackwater is Bad News for Industry, Huffington Post, 31 December.
Isenberg, David (2009) What We Don't Know on Contractors and Why We Don't Know It, Huffington Post, 30 December.
Isenberg, David (2009) Money Isn't Everything; It's the Only Thing, Huffington Post, 28 December.
Isenberg, David (2009) Yes, We're Talking About You, KBR, says Congress, Huffington Post, 26 December.
Isenberg, David (2009) Contractors 'R U.S., Huffington Post, 23 December.
Isenberg, David (2009) Contractors and Cost Effectiveness, Huffington Post, 23 December.
Isenberg, David (2009) The Wheels of Investigation Turn Slowly at IPOA, Private Military Herald, 8 December.
Isenberg, David (2009) Put Up or Shut Up, Partnership For a Secure America, 10 November.
Isenberg, David (2009) Sex and Security in Afghanistan, Asia Times, 6 October.
Isenberg, David (2009) Commentary on the Commission on Wartime Contracting Hearings (Part 3), Private Military Herald, 5 October.
Isenberg, David (2009) Once More unto the Afghanistan Breach, Dear Friends, Once More, Across the Aisle blog, Partnership For a Secure America, 29 September.
Isenberg, David (2009) Commentary on the Commission on Wartime Contracting Hearings (Part 2), Private Military Herald, 27 September.
Isenberg, David (2009) Commentary on the Commission on Wartime Contracting Hearings (Part 1), Private Military Herald, 25 September.
Isenberg, David (2009) Remember NATO?, Across the Aisle: Partnership For a Secure America blog, 4 August.
Isenberg, David (2009) Giving Us That Old Time Military-industrial Congressional Pork Barrel, Across the Aisle: Partnership For a Secure America blog, 21 July.
Isenberg, David (2009) Out with the Old, in with the New, Across the Aisle: Partnership For a Secure America blog, 7 July.
Isenberg, David (2009) Private Contractors Still Lack Adequate Oversight, Defense News, 29 June.
Isenberg, David (2009) Torture? I’m Shocked, Shocked I Say, Across the Aisle: Partnership For a Secure America blog, 26 May.
Isenberg, David (2009) Dogs of War: Blue Helmets and Bottom Lines, United Press International, 27 February.
Isenberg, David (2009) Dogs of War: Mercenaries are in the Eye of the Beholder, United Press International, 20 February.
Isenberg, David (2009) Stimulate the Pentagon? You Have Got to be Kidding, Across the Aisle: Partnership For a Secure America blog, 17 February.
Isenberg, David (2009) Dogs of War: Media to Contractors: Who are you Guys?, United Press International, 13 February.
Isenberg, David (2009) Security Peddlers Eyes Afghan Windfall, Asian Times Online, 4 February.
Isenberg, David (2009) Dogs of War: Contractors Fulfilling a Contract -- Imagine That, United Press International, 30 January.
Isenberg, David (2009) Dogs of War: Codes of conduct -- Trust but Verify, United Press International, 16 January.
Isenberg, David (2009) Dogs of War: The Future of Contractor Accountability -- Immunity or Impunity?, United Press International, 12 January.
Jackson, Thomas (2006) Europe and the Middle East: Brothers in Arms, Caffeine, 27 July.
Ormhaug, Christin Marsh & Nicholas Marsh (2006) Kontroll med våpenhandelen? [Control over the Arms Trade?], Dagbladet, 17 January.
Salvesen, Hilde & Martin Langvandslien (2001) Våpen på Ville Veier, Dagbladet, 20 June.

PRIO Report

Isenberg, David (2009) Private Military Contractors and U.S. Grand Strategy, PRIO Report, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Thurin, Anne (2007) Integrating Small Arms Measures Into Development Programmes, PRIO Report, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Thurin, Anne (2006) Integrating Development into the UN Programme of Action Process, PRIO Report, 1. Oslo: PRIO.

Master Thesis

Thurin, Anne (2003) The Politics of the Conflict in Ivory Coast. MA thesis, (completed September 2003).
Thurin, Anne (2002) Cooperative Security in the Baltic Sea Region. MA thesis, (completed July 2002).

Conference Paper

Marsh, Nicholas (2006) From Laws to Practice – Options for Regulatory Controls Over Arms Brokering, presented at a workshop on 'Control Over Brokering in SALW in SEE and the Caucasus', Zagreb, Croatia, 29–30 March.
Marsh, Nicholas (2006) Controlling Arms BrokeringPalias des Nations, Geneva, 27 November.
Marsh, Nicholas (2005) Brokering of Small Arms and Light Weapons, presented at Meeting of the Small Arms Working Group, New York, 13 April.
Jackson, Thomas & Nicholas Marsh (2008) Causes and Costs of Gun Violence: A Critical EvaluationBrussels, Belgium, 17–19 March.

PRIO Policy Brief

Thurin, Anne (2007) Integrating Small Arms Measures into Development Programmes, PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Thurin, Anne (2007) Integrating Small Arms Measures into Development Programmes, PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Paper

Marsh, Nicholas & Gugu Dube (2014) Preventing Diversion: The Importance of Stockpile Management, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Corney, Neil & Nicholas Marsh (2013) Aiming for Control: The need to include ammunition in the Arms Trade Treaty, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - Other

Marsh, Nicholas; & Thomas Jackson (2006) Estimated Number of Firearms Transferred During 2004Oslo.
Jackson, Thomas; & Nicholas Marsh (2006) Global Re-exports of Small Arms and Light WeaponsOslo.
Jackson, Thomas; & Nicholas Marsh (2006) Number of Units of Firearms Transferred as Reported to ComtradeOslo.
Marsh, Nicholas (2005) Activities of the NISAT small arms project during 2004, Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Oslo.
Marsh, Nicholas (2003) Selling Guns to Murderers, Small Arms Survey. Oslo: PRIO.
Marsh, Nicholas (2003) Selling guns to murderersOslo.
Wood, Brian; & Johan Peleman (2000) The Arms Fixers. Controlling the Brokers and Shipping Agents, NISAT/PRIO/BASIC Report. Oslo.

Report - External Series

Dick, Shannon; Camelia Fatema; Ishtiaq Khan; Shara Khandakar; Daniel Mack; Nicholas Marsh; Farzana Mir; Alavi Mirza; Robert Perkins; Deepayan Ray; & Rachel Stohl (2017) ATT Monitor Report 2017, ATT Monitor. New York: Control Arms.
Bromley, Mark; Shannon Dick; Elizabeth Kirkham; Ishtiaq Khan; Stuart Maslan; Nicholas Marsh; Robert Perkins; Deepayan Ray; Anna Stavrianakis; Rachel Stohl; & An Vranckx (2016) ATT Monitor Report 2016, ATT Monitor. New York: Control Arms.
Karim, Atina; & Nicholas Marsh (2015) State positions and practices concerning reporting and the Arms Trade Treaty, ATT Monitor, 1. New York: ATT Monitor.
Dreyfus, Pablo; & Nicholas Marsh (2006) Tracking the Guns: International Diversion of Small Arms to Illicit Markets in Rio de Janeiro, Viva Rio . Rio de Janeiro : Viva Rio.
Marsh, Nicholas;Owen, Taylor;Jackson, Thomas; & Thurin, Anne (2005) Who Takes the Bullet? – The Impact of Small Arms Violence, Understanding the Issues, 3. : .
Lumpe, Lora; Maria Haug; Nicholas Marsh; & Martin Langvandslien (2002) Shining a Light on Small Arms Exports: The Record of State Transparency, NISAT/Small Arms Survey. Geneva.

Book Review

Isenberg, David (2009) Review of Peter W. Singer, ed., Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century, in Asia Times 1–2.

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