SIPRI Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

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Name: SIPRI Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Are the BRICS Putting Up a Defensive Wall?

The BRICS countries have been subject to a vast number of puns over the years – obviously including the title above. After the Brazil summit of the five emerging economies, the parallel with clay blocks seems reasonable, though. Messages recently emanating ... [Published Sofia News Agency - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Security and the budget bait

Why is India so touchy about allowing foreign defence manufacturing giants to set up military hardware production shops in the country? Like many others, Narendra Modi too had been asking this question to himself as well and spoken at public gatherings ... [Published The Echo Of India - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

What Should Contemporary Asia Learn From Europe's Past?

Henry Kissinger offered a sobering observation last February in Munich when he suggested that the uptick in geopolitical rivalry between China and Japan  reminded him of nineteenth  century Europe. Mindful of the negative consequences of such a conflict ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Russia says no to technology transfer for Smerch rockets

Ajay BanerjeeTribune News Service New Delhi, July 16The Army faces a peculiar situation in strengthening its offensive weaponry. While the Russians have backed out of providing technology transfer for rockets used in the Smerch multiple-launch rocket ... [Published Chandigarh Tribune - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Narendra Modi’s offer to foreign defence companies not enough for Lockheed

Modi faces the challenge of attracting more investment to build up India’s local defence industry as its state-run companies fail to produce weapons needed in border conflicts with China and Pakistan. Photo: Hindustan TimesNew Delhi: Indian Prime Minister ... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

New FDI cap for defence

EklavyaAs the Jailey’s maiden budget cleared the decks for 49 per cent FDI in defence, it is pertinent to point out that Indian is currently the importer of the largest value of weapons by any country. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

The Silent Power of Boycotts to Blockades (Page 1 of 4)

Cape Town - Peruse a few reports on global military expenditure and you will not be able to shake the image of the planet as one massive army camp, patrolled by heavily weaponised guards in a plethora of uniforms.Last year, the world spent about 1.76 ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

FDI hike in defence sector to reduce imports, boost local manufacture

In the Modi Government's first Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has hiked the foreign investment limit in the defence sector. India is the biggest buyer of defence equipment in the world.Foreign direct investment (FDI) in defence manufacturing has ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

10 Countries Spending the Most on the Military

Global military spending continued to decline last year. Although arms expenditure has actually increased in much of the world, military spending in the United States — which still accounted for 37% of total global military spending in 2013 — has declined ... [Published 24/7 Wall St - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Putin Touts Russia's Foreign Arms Sales

Russia is selling more weapons abroad, and no one is happier than Vladimir Putin .  Nevertheless, the Russian defense industry has a long way to go if it is going to catch up with its U.S. rivals.Russian weapons and military hardware sales to foreign ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

World’s superpowers not ready to ditch nukes

at 12:05 amWASHINGTON – In April 2009, President Barack Obama went before a crowd in Prague and delivered the first major foreign-policy address of his then-young presidency.He made an astonishing proclamation: “Today, I state clearly and with conviction ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

China's protection of its overseas interests is becoming increasingly complex: think-tank

SIPRI: The evacuation of Chinese citizens from Viet Nam in May 2014 and a possible new evacuation from Iraq in the next few days are just two recent examples which demonstrate that, for China, protecting its overseas interests is becoming an increasingly ... [Published Swedish Wire - Jun 25 2014]

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"It doesn’t change our existing concerns over MANPADS,”  Pietrucha said. “Anyone flying over war zone has to be concerned about MANPADS, but that does not mean you have go into a raging panic.”"
...struck a deal to purchase 34 used German tanks which were to be delivered before the international sports events and also ahead of Pope Francis " visit in July that year. Brazilian firms, however, are commissioned most of the construction."
"The arms firm sanctions were among the only old school sanctions there were" said Samuel Charap, a senior fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies
Rosoboronexport defense export delegation at the Farnborough Airshow, ITAR-Tass reported Monday. "A strong, self-confident player would not resort to such tactics."

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India$s defence gambit [Published Khaleej Times - 14 hours ago]
Fighter jet makers duel over emerging markets [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 16 hours ago]
MH17 Was Awful, but It’s Probably Unique [Published Daily Beast - Jul 21 2014]
Are the BRICS Putting Up a Defensive Wall? [Published Sofia News Agency - Jul 20 2014]
What we know about Buk missiles [Published Marketplace - Jul 19 2014]
Security and the budget bait [Published The Echo Of India - Jul 18 2014]
What Should Contemporary Asia Learn From Europe... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 18 2014]
Aiming at Russia's iconic arms firms, U.S. sanc... [Published CNBC - Jul 17 2014]
Narendra Modi’s offer to foreign defence compan... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 17 2014]
Innovating Verification: Building Global Capacity [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jul 17 2014]
Russia says no to technology transfer for Smerc... [Published Chandigarh Tribune - Jul 17 2014]
New FDI cap for defence [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Jul 16 2014]
No Farnborough, No Problem, Analysts Say [Published Moscow Times - Jul 15 2014]
Proposed Arms Embargo on Syria a Political Mockery [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 14 2014]
Expansion of Nuclear Suppliers Group [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 14 2014]
North Korean Ship Tests the Waters Near America... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 14 2014]
News Flash: China's Third Aircraft Carrier Coul... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Jul 13 2014]
UAE focusing on peaceful use of nuclear energy [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 13 2014]
Defence sector remains divided on 49% FDI [Published The Sunday Guardian - Jul 12 2014]
Countries spending the most on the military [Published USA Today - Jul 12 2014]
Mideast Talks Held on WMD-Free Zone Prior to Ra... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Jul 11 2014]
Mideast Talks Held on WMD-Free Zone Prior to Ra... [Published National Journal - Jul 11 2014]
The Silent Power of Boycotts to Blockades (Page... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 11 2014]
Africa: The Silent Power of Boycotts to Blockades [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 11 2014]
Japan`s Self-Defense Forces anniversary celebra... [Published Donga.com - Jul 11 2014]
India increases defence spending, invites forei... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 10 2014]
10 Countries Spending the Most on the Military [Published 24/7 Wall St - Jul 10 2014]
FDI hike in defence sector to reduce imports, b... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 10 2014]
Modi Govt Hikes Defence FDI to 49 Percent [Published New Indian Express - Jul 10 2014]
"Japan's Won't Use Collective Self-defense Righ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 10 2014]
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Mali: The road to peace in Mali: political road... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 03 2014]
Source: Peace DirectCountry: Mali July 3 2014: Civil society organisations are doing good work in Mali. But their job is being made more difficult by the need to address the root causes of conflict, especially the discontent of those in the north. Peace ...
Please steal these killer facts: a crib sheet f... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 01 2014]
Regular FP2P readers will be heartily sick of used to me banging on about the importance of ‘ killer facts ‘ in NGO advocacy and general communications. Recently, I was asked to put together some crib sheets for Oxfam’s big cheeses, who are more than ...
Enigmatic Iranian Military Man at Center of U.N... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 19 2014]
By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) – He is believed to top the list of elusive Iranian officials the U.N. nuclear watchdog wants to query. Exiled foes of the Islamic state cite him as the mastermind of clandestine efforts to design an atomic bomb. Tehran ...
Report: no serious nuclear disarmament [Published Radio Sweden - Jun 16 2014]
A Swedish report says global stocks of nuclear weapons are shrinking, but no country is seriously interested in full disarmament. And most countries with nuclear weapons are working to modernise the systems that actually deliver nuclear weapons. Research ...
Atoms for Peace in 21st Century [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jun 10 2014]
9 June 2014|Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Atoms for Peace in 21st Centuryby IAEA Director General Yukiya AmanoGood afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a special pleasure to visit Stockholm at this time of year. ...
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Security and Geopolitics in the Arctic [Published Utrikespolitiska Föreningen Malmö - Feb 22 2014]
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