SIPRI Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

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Name: SIPRI Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Richard Ghiasy: Afghanistan president paves the way for Chinese investors

This week China became the second foreign destination for new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who had previously visited King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia. The trip is tied to the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process, which involves meetings between China and 13 ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Analysts skeptical North Korea can build nuclear warhead

Speaking at a news conference on October 24, General Curtis Scaparrotti, the commander of US forces in South Korea, said that the North Korean regime likely has the ability to produce a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a ballistic missile. "They've ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

South China Sea: What’s at stake?

With the discovery of oil in Sarawak in 1910, the foundation of Malaysia’s oil and gas industry was laid and changed its economy forever. Mainly located in the South China Sea, a major part of Malaysia’s GDP is generated from the oil and gas sector in ... [Published Penang Monthly - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

US to check IS 'chemical weapon' use

The United States is to investigate whether militant group Islamic State (IS) used chemical weapons in Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry has said.Mr Kerry said he was looking into "extremely serious" allegations that IS attacked Iraqi police officers ... [Published BBC - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

The United States is No. 1 – But in What?

Lawrence WittnerAmerican politicians are fond of telling their audiences that the United States is the greatest country in the world. Is there any evidence for this claim?Well, yes. When it comes to violence and preparations for violence, the United States ... [Published RINF.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

America is #1

When it comes to violence, we have the corner on the market. We are indeed #1 in military expenditures. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the US accounts for almost 40% of the world’s military budget. To protect us from ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Middle East invests in arms, not education

Selçuk ŞirinNEW YORKThough they continue to lag behind the world in education investments, Middle Eastern countries’ arms spending keeps on rising, according to fresh data.The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) data reveal that Middle ... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Leader's Aide Lashes out at Trans-Regional Powers for Fueling Mideast Crises

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader's senior advisor Ali Akbar Velayati blasted the hegemonic powers for playing a key role in the creation of terrorist groups in the region, warning that their policy would have dire repercussions for the entire wor ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

US Army says budget cuts pose big risks

The US Army says mandatory military budget cuts would have catastrophic repercussions for the armed forces that are confronted with serious issues domestically and internationally. The US Army Chief of Staff, General Ray Odierno, said the Army is already ... [Published Press tv - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Serial arms’ cash seizures: Whither Nigeria/South Africa diplomatic relations?

Sequel to the dust raised by the seizure of $9.3m cash belonging to the Nigerian government by its South African counterpart, Sunday Newswatch, last week, looked at the controversy surrounding the issue, but hardly had the dust settled that news filtered ... [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Dividends of Death: Doing Well in Defence Stocks

War does what it needs to. It kills. It disrupts.  It ruins and maims. And it earns a good dividend for shareholders who think their continued wealthy existence depends on the profit of the war industry.  While the official definition of a state of war ... [Published Global Research - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Does Islamic State have chemical weapons?

in Saladin province, north of Baghdad, in which 12 soldiers were affected.Another refers to an incident in late September where 15 IS fighters were reportedly killed while filling rockets with chemicals.At the end of September officials from the UK, French ... [Published BBC - Oct 03 2014]

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"With the Modi government embarking on a ‘Make in India’ campaign to turn India into a global hub for low-cost quality manufacturing, the defense sector figures prominently in its strategy. We'll be hearing of more and more such big ticket announcements" said Rakesh Pawar, a consultant to the ministry on defense purchases
...is North Korea's cooperation with Syria in building what looked like a 5-megawatt reactor similar to North Korea's nuclear facility at Yongbyon. "I worry about this. North Korea has basically sold every weapons system it has developed" said the analyst
Mr Kerry said "the use of any chemical weapon is an abhorrent act; it is against international law"
· NPT Article VI: "Each of the Parties to the Treaty undertakes to pursue negotiations in good faith on effective measures relating to cessation of the nuclear arms race at an early date and to nuclear disarmament, and on a treaty on general and complete disarmament." The five treaty members with nuclear weapons do not believe this is a literal commitment...

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NATO Defence Spending Cutbacks May Hurt Afghani... [Published International Business Times - Oct 29 2014]
Modi Steps Up India’s Defense Preparedness [Published Asia Sentinel - Oct 29 2014]
TATA-AIRBUS TO BID FOR IAF AIRCRAFT DEAL, 40 TO... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 29 2014]
Analysts skeptical North Korea can build nuclea... [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 28 2014]
South China Sea: What’s at stake? [Published Penang Monthly - Oct 28 2014]
North Korea nuclear capability back in spotlight [Published Korea Herald - Oct 26 2014]
Can Cheap Oil Give Peace A Chance? – Analysis [Published Eurasia Review - Oct 24 2014]
US to check IS 'chemical weapon' use [Published BBC - Oct 24 2014]
Kurds fear Isis use of chemical weapon in Kobani [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 24 2014]
Bury The Bomb Before It Buries Us [Published Counter Currents - Oct 23 2014]
Resuming denuclearization talks needed even wit... [Published Donga.com - Oct 23 2014]
US Security, Defense Industry Benefits From Thr... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 22 2014]
Taiwan to Join Submarine Race [Published Asia Sentinel - Oct 21 2014]
The United States Is Number 1 — But in What? [Published ZNet - Oct 21 2014]
Does China's nuclear power pose a threat to India? [Published rediff.com - Oct 21 2014]
The United States is No. 1 – But in What? [Published RINF.com - Oct 18 2014]
Turkey uses defense industry as political instr... [Published AlMonitor - Oct 16 2014]
America is #1 [Published Examiner.com - Oct 15 2014]
The United States Is Number 1 On A List You, As... [Published Inquisitr - Oct 15 2014]
Middle East invests in arms, not education [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 15 2014]
Leader's Aide Lashes out at Trans-Regional Powe... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 14 2014]
The Security Jam starts today! [Published Delegation of the EU to the USA - Oct 14 2014]
DEFENCE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE LIKELY TO BE SIMP... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 14 2014]
US Army says budget cuts pose big risks [Published Press tv - Oct 14 2014]
Dividends of death [Published The News International - Oct 14 2014]
The United States Is Number 1 -- But in What? [Published Huffington Post - Oct 13 2014]
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Putin’s Russia has revived its once flagging global arms sales business and is using those sales to revive its defense industrial base. Second to only the United States with about a 26 percent share of the global arms market—the United States has a 30 ...
Lindsey Graham: Army is smallest since 1940, Na... [Published militaryfeed.com - Oct 07 2014]
The United States has upped its operations in Iraq and Syria, but Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., says the military is shrinking. On CNN’s State of the Union Sunday morning, Graham criticized President Barack Obama for what he said are “half-measures” ...
Inside Story - The Middle East's new era of mil... [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Oct 02 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofz243MyimU&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Inside Story - The Middle East's new era of militarisation Across the region, the number of armed groups ...
Can Vietnam’s Maritime Strategy Counter China? ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 29 2014]
Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Ever since Vietnam took delivery of two enhanced Kilo or Varshavyanka-class conventional submarines from Russia defense analysts have differed over how quickly Vietnam could absorb these weapons into its navy and create ...
‘Only a suicidal country doesn’t recognize the ... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 29 2014]
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