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Cukier, Wendy and Victor W Sidel. 2006 ‘The Global Gun Epidemic: From Saturday Night Specials to AK-47s: Globalisation and gun running: Regional Perspectives: South East Asia.’ The Global Gun Epidemic: From Saturday Night Specials to AK-47s, p. 107. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International. 1 January
Cambodia is the largest supplier of used firearms in Southeast Asia.
The illicit transfer of weapons often involves criminals, and the weapons are sent to conflict areas.
Though these transfers are not officially sanctioned by government officials, in some cases, high-level government personnel have been implicated in black market transfers. (116,117)
116 and 117) David Capie, Small Arms Production and Transfers in Southeast Asia, Canberra Paper on Strategy and Defence No. 146 (Canberra: Strategic Defence Studies Center, Australian National University, 2002).