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Alpers, Philip. 2005 ‘Introduction.’ Gun-running in Papua New Guinea: From arrows to assault weapons in the Southern Highlands; Special Report No. 5, p. 30. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 July
The real arms dealers are shown to be much closer to home than the 'foreign gun-runners' so often blamed by public figures. Politicians and civil servants emerge as being deeply implicated in the small arms trade, with each election seen as an opportunity to seize votes, political influence, and resources at gunpoint.