torsdag 25. februar 2016

Arms trade: Exports grow as world crises grip

International arms sales are a good barometer of the rising tensions in the world. 
According to the latest figures from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri), over the past five years the volume of transfers of major weapons systems was up some 14% over 2006-11. And no wonder. Just look at the headlines. There are growing tensions in Asia, prompted in large part by China's rise as a regional power. Read more