1 January 1999

The Kalashnikov Age

Michael Klare

Michael Klare is a professor of Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and a member of the Bulletin's Board of Directors. He is the editor, with Jeffrey...

When Charles Taylor invaded Liberia, he unleashed the most deadly combat system of the current epoch–the adolescent human male equipped with an AK-47 assault rifle.