Guns in the Balkans: controlling small arms and light weapons in seven Western Balkan countries

  title={Guns in the Balkans: controlling small arms and light weapons in seven Western Balkan countries},
  author={Suzette R. Grillot},
  journal={Southeast European and Black Sea Studies},
  pages={147 - 171}
  • S. Grillot
  • Published 1 June 2010
  • Political Science
  • Southeast European and Black Sea Studies
Violent conflict in the Western Balkans has been a significant problem for more than a decade. Addressing the problem of violence in the Western Balkans requires attention to the availability, circulation and control of weapons – particularly small arms and light weapons, which continue to cause the most significant problems. After a tremendous influx of armaments during the Balkan wars of the 1990s – as well as a significant proliferation of weapons made in Yugoslavia – a large amount of… 
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