SIPRI Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

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Name: SIPRI Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
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Dos Santos replaces defence chief

Johannesburg - Long-serving Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has replaced his powerful defence minister with the former head of the ruling party, a statement said on Wednesday.Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco, former secretary general of the MPLA, ... [Published IOL - 8 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Study: Mideast Military Expenditures Increasing

Post-Arab Spring political tensions are driving up military spending in the Middle East, analysts say.Expenditures escalated to an estimated $150 billion in the region in 2013. Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Bahrain are the countries spending the most on its ... [Published VOA News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Terrorism: Analysing The N76 Billion CCTV Scam 1 Emmanuel Onwubiko

Spending considerable amount of time to read the 406-page book which I classify as a major thriller on terrorism in Africa titled; 'The World's most dangerous place; inside the outlaw state of Somalia' authored by the British Journalist Mr. James Ferguson ... [Published Modern Ghana - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Arms sales and development

At the risk of being dubbed a spoiler, allow me a little diversion from the Easter din and merrymaking to focus attention on not so beautiful developments that are worth all the attention that we can give them.The prestigious Stockholm International Peace ... [Published MaltaToday - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Indian Navy’s Dream Turned Nightmare – OpEd

“Who rules the seas, rules the world,” wrote Admiral Mahan in his book The Influence of Sea Power upon History. No doubt; sea power has been the ultimate measure of global reach and influence. Sometimes, punching above the weight creates challenges that ... [Published Eurasia Review - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

East Asia Arms Race

Japanese soldiers training in the United States. (Credit: U.S. Army - Wikimedia )TakeawaysToday, Japan's military is slightly larger than France's, the largest in Europe after Russia.With 247,000 troops, the Japanese military is just the 13th largest ... [Published The Globalist - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. Plans to Sell Mexico 18 Black Hawks to Tackle Drug Trade

The U.S. approved plans to sell Mexico as many as 18 Black Hawk helicopters in a $680 million deal aimed at bolstering efforts to combat drug trafficking.The State Department approved the potential sale of 18 UH-60M Black Hawks made by Sikorsky Aircraft ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Mexico, Drugs, United States
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

These 23 Countries Have More Than Doubled Military Spending

Bucking a global trend of reigning in military spending, 23 countries around the world at least doubled their military spending between 2004 and 2013, according to a fact sheet released by The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) last ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

ANALYSIS: Rising spenders balance Western military cuts

Global military spending fell in 2013 for the second year running, as Western countries continued to cut back. However, rising expenditure across the rest of the world is increasingly making up the difference.Spending in 2013 dipped by 1.9% year-on-year ... [Published Flight International - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

5The military balance: Gathering storm

Ready to flyACCORDING to satellite pictures and military intelligence, some 50,000 Russian troops are massed along the border with Ukraine. The forces represent a substantial fraction of Russia’s 270,000-strong army, and they cannot indefinitely maintain ... [Published The Economist - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 2 reports

This Chart Shows How The Rest Of The World Doesn't Even Come Close To US Military Spending

Earlier this week, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)released aFact Sheet identifying global, regional, and national trends in military expenditures.According to the report , the United States led the world in military spending ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Saudi Arabia leapfrogs UK, France in military spending list

Saudi Arabia leapfrogged the United Kingdom, Japan and France to become the world’s fourth largest military spender in 2013, according to a new report released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).The report said military spending ... [Published Arabian Business - Apr 19 2014]

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Spending considerable amount of time to read the 406-page book which I classify as a major thriller on terrorism in Africa titled; "The World's most dangerous place; inside the outlaw state of Somalia" authored by the BritishBritish Journalist Mr...
"While in some cases it is the natural result of economic growth or a response to genuine security needs, in other cases it represents a squandering of natural resource revenues, the dominance of autocratic regimes, or emerging regional arms races.”"
"Military spending data for Iran, Qatar, Syria and the United Arab Emirates are not available for 2013, which means that the estimated regional total is highly uncertain. This reflects the general opacity of military spending in the region, and even where data is available it may not cover all military spending" said Dr Sam Perlo-Freeman, director of SIPRI’s Military Expenditure Programme
A M Agharia, senior conservator at ASI, said, "According to a 1992 ASI notification, area up to 100 metres from protected monuments is treated as "prohibited" for construction. We allow construction only within a distance of 200 metres of the monument leaving the inner circle of 100 metres."

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Study: Mideast Military Expenditures Increasing [Published VOA News - 4 hours ago]
Terrorism: Analysing The N76 Billion CCTV Scam ... [Published Modern Ghana - 6 hours ago]
Dos Santos replaces defence chief [Published IOL - 8 hours ago]
Arms sales and development [Published MaltaToday - 14 hours ago]
Indian Navy’s Dream Turned Nightmare – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - 15 hours ago]
East Asia Arms Race [Published The Globalist - 21 hours ago]
These 23 Countries Have More Than Doubled Milit... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 22 2014]
These 23 Countries Have More Than Doubled Milit... [Published Business Insider - Apr 22 2014]
ANALYSIS: Rising spenders balance Western milit... [Published Flight International - Apr 22 2014]
U.S. Plans to Sell Mexico 18 Black Hawks to Tac... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 22 2014]
5The military balance: Gathering storm [Published The Economist - Apr 22 2014]
East Ukraine Crisis: Citizens should to feed up... [Published National Turk - Apr 21 2014]
Report indicates that US aligned regimes are pr... [Published Care2 - Apr 20 2014]
Mafia port in Italy will host transfer of Syria... [Published Keene Sentinel - Apr 20 2014]
This MENA country is topping charts...for milit... [Published Albawaba - Apr 20 2014]
At $65bn, Saudi among top four military spenders [Published Trade Arabia - Apr 20 2014]
This Chart Shows How The Rest Of The World Does... [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 20 2014]
This Chart Shows How The Rest Of The World Does... [Published Business Insider - Apr 20 2014]
Ukraine’s military asks for help, and the peopl... [Published Washington Post - Apr 20 2014]
Baku’s Military Spending Surged 493% in 9 Years [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 19 2014]
Saudi Arabia leapfrogs UK, France in military s... [Published Arabian Business - Apr 19 2014]
Report indicates that US aligned regimes are pr... [Published Russia Today - Apr 18 2014]
UN urges $274mn in relief aid for CAR [Published Press tv - Apr 18 2014]
UN calls for $274 to aid CAR relief [Published Press tv - Apr 18 2014]
SIPRI: Military Spending in the Middle East Gre... [Published Al Defiya - Apr 18 2014]
The military balance: Gathering storm [Published The Economist - Apr 18 2014]
Illegal structures threaten glory of Ahmedabad'... [Published Times of India - Apr 18 2014]
Uganda, Burundi lead East Africa in military sp... [Published East African - Apr 17 2014]
WEAPONS: WORLD CUTS BACK MILITARY SPENDING, BUT... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 16 2014]
East African Countries Rise Defense Budgets On ... [Published AFK Insider - Apr 16 2014]
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U.S. Plans to Sell Mexico 18 Black Hawks to Tac... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 22 2014]
The U.S. approved plans to sell Mexico as many as 18 Black Hawk helicopters in a $680 million deal aimed at bolstering efforts to combat drug trafficking.The State Department approved the potential sale of 18 UH-60M Black Hawks made by Sikorsky Aircraft ...
Baku’s Military Spending Surged 493% in 9 Years [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 19 2014]
According to a report a report released by a leading arms observation group on Monday, Azerbaijan is second in the ranking of nations with sharpest increase in military spending, registering a 493 percent increase from 2004 to 2014.The Stockholm International ...
Military Money: 5 Countries That Spent the Most... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 16 2014]
New studies of military expenditure are showing interesting global trends, and unsurprisingly a lot of money goes into nation’s military forces and development. Ultimately the West proved to be the only region in 2013 that did not increase its military ...
Russia Spent More of Its Wealth on Military tha... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 15 2014]
Russia now spends more on its military, relative to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), than the United States. According to figures compiled by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute , Moscow spent 4.1 percent of its GDP on defence in ...
The biggest military spenders [Published Security & Defence Agenda - Apr 15 2014]
 The recent report on military spending released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on April 14th, reveal that while in times when the U.S. decreases its military spending, there are countries that increase it heavily. ...
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Security and Geopolitics in the Arctic [Published Utrikespolitiska Föreningen Malmö - Feb 22 2014]
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