Amid resounding opposition to more murderous weaponry being deployed in Syria, London is this week hosting another leading international arms bazaar.
Well, business must continue. And there's no more willing trader and helpful organiser than the UK.
With multiple 'theatres' of warfare to promote and exploit, just think of all that amazing new hardware sitting on the shelves, all that lovely profit to be made, all the friends and enemies waiting to be supplied.
The DSEi - Defence Security and Equipment International - event offers a phantasmagorical display of sleek weaponry and killing consultancy for visiting dictators, strutting generals and corporate gun-runners.
Or, as its more carefully marketised webpage announces:
DSEI provides the opportunity for companies to display their full capabilities at a single exhibition and provides the ideal platform to network, exchange ideas and showcase products and services: