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Samantha Nutt

July 7, 2016 by Speakers' Spotlight

The Real Harm of the Global Arms Trade

In some parts of the world, it’s easier to get an automatic rifle than a glass of clean drinking water. Is this just the way it is? Dr. Samantha Nutt, founder of the international humanitarian organization War Child, explores the global arms trade — and suggests a bold, common sense solution for ending the cycle of violence. “War is ours,” she says. “We buy it, sell it, spread it and wage it. We are therefore not powerless to solve it.” Watch above.