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. DOI: 10.1080/09662839.2014.967763.
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.
Marsh, Nicholas; & Jackson, Thomas (2006) Number of Units of Firearms Transferred as Reported to Comtrade , Report For the Small Arms Survey Project of L’Institut Universitaire De Hautes Études Internationales (Geneva) .
Marsh, Nicholas (2006) Imports of Small Arms and Light Weapons by the Government of Sudan 1992-2004 , Background Paper For the Small Arms Survey Project of L’Institut Universitaire De Hautes Études Internationales (Geneva) .
Marsh, Nicholas; & Jackson, Thomas (2006) Global Re-exports of Small Arms and Light Weapons , Report For the Small Arms Survey Project of L’Institut Universitaire De Hautes Études Internationales (Geneva) .
Marsh, Nicholas; & Jackson, Thomas (2006) Estimated Number of Firearms Transferred During 2004 , Report For the Small Arms Survey Project of L’Institut Universitaire De Hautes Études Internationales .
Marsh, Nicholas (2006) The Activities of Akire Nemoto and Shimon Yelinek , Background Report For the United Nations Institute For Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) .
Holm, Kyrre (2006) Europeanising Export Controls: The Impact of the European Union Code of Conduct on Arms Exports in Belgium, Germany and Italy , European Security 15(2): 213–234.
Marsh, Nicholas (2006) Activities of the NISAT project during 2005 , Narrative and Financial Report to the Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs 13.
Marsh, Nicholas (2006) Global Small Arms Trade - Updated Agglomerated Tables , Commissioned By the Small Arms Survey .
Marsh, Nicholas (2005) Activities of the NISAT small arms project during 2004 , Narrative and Financial Report to the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs .
(2004) A Comparative Perspective of UN Peacekeeping in Angola and Namibia, International Peacekeeping 11(4): 644–663.
Marsh, Nicholas; & Lumpe, Lora (2001) Gathering the Facts on the Small Arms Trade. Report to the Ford Foundation on an internet-based database on small arms transfers in conjunction with the Norwegian Initiative on Small Arms Transfers (NISAT) .

Monograph

Dupuy, Kendra & Krijn Peters (2009) War and Children: A Reference Handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. Contemporary Military, Strategic, and Security Issues.
Lumpe, Lora (2000) Running Guns. The Global Black Market in Small Arms. London.

Book Chapter

Marsh, Nicholas & Aaron Karp (2003) Global Small Arms Transfers: Insights and Mysteries, in Small Arms Survey 2003: Development Denied. Oxford: Small Arms Survey (97–123).
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 Nicholas Marsh, ed., 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 Nicholas Marsh, ed., Small Arms, Crime and Conflict Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence. London: Routledge (43–63).
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).
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).
Marsh, Nicholas(2005) Accounting guns: the methodology used in developing data tables for the Small Arms Survey : .
Jackson, Thomas;Marsh, Nicholas; & Thurin, Anne(2005) The Efficacy of EU Export Control Measures Concerning Small Arms and Light Weapons Small Arms and Light Weapons Transfers. : UNIDIR(53–78).

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, 21/07/2009.
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.
Ormhaug, Christin Marsh & Nicholas Marsh (2006) Kontroll med våpenhandelen? [Control over the Arms Trade?], Dagbladet, 23 October.
Jackson, Thomas (2006) Europe and the Middle East: Brothers in Arms, Caffeine, July.
Langvandslien, Martin; & Salvesen, Hilde (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.
Marsh, Nicholas 2008 Dangerous Dealings: Arms Brokering and Regulations in Southern Africa , presented at UN Biennial Meeting of States to Consider the Programme of Action on the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons, , 18 July.
Jackson, Thomas; & Marsh, Nicholas 2008 Causes and Costs of Gun Violence: A Critical Evaluation , presented at Armed Violence, , 17–19 March.
Marsh, Nicholas 2007 Tracking the Guns: International Diversion of Small Arms to Illicit Markets in Rio de Janeiro, 16 May.
Thurin, Anne 2005 The Impacts of Small Arms Violence on Sustainable Development, 8 April.

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

Karim, Atina; & Nicholas Marsh (2015) State positions and practices concerning reporting and the Arms Trade TreatyNew York: ATT Monitor.
Marsh, Nicholas (2005) Accounting Guns: The Methodology Used in Developing Data Tables for the Small Arms Survey, Memorandum. Oslo: PRIO.
Marsh, Nicholas (2008) Small Arms Imports and Exports by Central American States 2000-6.
Marsh, Nicholas; & Thomas Jackson (2007) Weapons Acquisition by Armed Groups in the Sudan Conflict Complex – A Review of Open SourcesOslo: PRIO.
Marsh, Nicholas (2005) The Methodology Used in Creating a Comtrade Based Dataset of Small Arms TransfersOslo: PRIO.
Marsh, Nicholas (2005) Chair’s Review of the First Two Years of COST Action 25Oslo.
Marsh, Nicholas (2003) Selling guns to murderersOslo.
Marsh, Nicholas (2003) Counting Guns - The Methodology of Aggregating Small Arms Customs DataOslo.
Wood, Brian; & Johan Peleman (2000) The Arms Fixers. Controlling the Brokers and Shipping Agents, NISAT/PRIO/BASIC Report. Oslo.
Marsh, Nicholas (2006) Estimating Guns: The Methodology of Estimating the Number of Firearms Transferred from Statistics on the Total Value of Transfers: .
Dreyfus, Pablo; & Nicholas Marsh (2006) Tracking the Guns: International Diversion of Small Arms to Illicit Markets in Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro .
Marsh, Nicholas (2003) Selling guns to murderers, Small Arms Survey, : .

Report - External Series

Marsh, Nicholas;Owen, Taylor;Jackson, Thomas; & Thurin, Anne (2005) Who Takes the Bullet? – The Impact of Small Arms Violence, Understanding the Issues, 3. : .
Marsh, Nicholas;Lumpe, Lora;Langvandslien, Martin; & Haug, Maria (2002) Shining a Light on Small Arms Exports: The Record of State Transparency, NISAT/Small Arms Survey, : .

Book Review

Isenberg, David(2009) Review of Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century 13 June.

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