T'graph: "China & Russia Help Global Defence Spending Rise For First Time In 5 Years"


"Soaring defence budgets in China and Russia mean global military spending is growing for the first time in five years, according to new forecasts.

Spending across Asia and the Middle East is surging even as the military powers of Europe and the US are forced to scale back dramatically in the face of austerity cuts - contributing to a steady change in the balance of military power."

China and Russia help global defence spending rise for first time in five years - Telegraph
To be honest, his can't-see-me-suit doesn't look much worse than the new working rig that the 21st Century Andrew is supposed to getting; complete with the rounders hat.


Lantern Swinger
Was it not a forgone conclusion that the rapidly growing economies would be increasing their defence budget?

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