The United States, Russia and China all sell massive amounts of weapons, some that then can get into the hands of militias, organized crime organizations, and then gangs in communities.
Global military and espionage budgets have grown significantly. This creates global distrust and leads to more military spending.
Peace building is based on trust building such as the Oslo process. You can join the conversation and be part of a working group to seek to build international trust for global disarmament and peace.