China’s Growing Arms Sales to Latin America

Dr. Sanjay Badri-Maharaj was a Visiting Fellow at IDSA. He is an independent defence analyst and attorney-at-law based in Trinidad and Tobago. He holds a PhD on India’s nuclear weapons programme and an MA from the Department of War Studies, Kings College London. He has served as a consultant to the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of National Security.

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    By Sanjay Badri-Maharaj for Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)

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