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Karp, Aaron. 2008 ‘Inconspicuous Disarmament: The politics of destroying surplus small arms and ammunition.’ Contemporary Security Policy; 29 (1), p. 5. Arlington, VA: Routledge / Taylor & Francis. 1 April

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Figure 1: Largest Known Small Arms Destructions Programs, 1991-2006

Country - Source of Weapons - Total Destroyed - Sponsor - Years

Germany - military - 2,076,442 - domestic - 1990-2006
Russia - military - 1,110,000 - domestic - 1994-2002
United States - military - 830,000 - domestic - 1993-1996
Australia - civilian - 643,726 - domestic - 1997-1998
United Kingdom - military - 540,000 - domestic - 1992-2001
Brazil - civilian - 443,719 - domestic - 2004-2005
South Africa - military - 262,667 - domestic - 1998-2001
Albania - military - 222,918 - international - 1997-2005
Cambodia - military - 207,999 - domestic - 1996-2006
Ukraine - military - 200,000* - domestic - 1990s
Romania - military - 195,510 - international - 2002-2003

*Estimate. Does not include NATO-sponsored destruction that began in 2006-2007.

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