[JURIST] After four weeks of international negotiations, the deadline to approve an agreement at the UN Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty [official website] passed on Friday without consensus. The proposed regulations, entitled the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), would have required the support of all 193 member states of the UN to be approved. Internationally, many blame the failure to reach an agreement on the US where there had been some internal concern that the ATT may violate 2nd...

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