Tag Archives: defense spending

In Charts: Russia

A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring Russia.

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Beyond Trump: The US’s Wrong-Headed Priorities

Reflections on gargantuan levels of military spending, pseudo “efficiency”-minded corporate outsourcing and an ill-fated obsession with American exceptionalism.

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High Time for Europe to Wake Up

Why it is in Germany’s own self-interest to take Donald Trump’s policy impulses on trade and defense seriously.

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A Rare Case: Trump Is Right

The German government should not need any exhortations from the U.S. President to raise its level of defense spending.

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The Russian Military-Industrial Complex by the Numbers

Only the United States sells more arms than Russia.

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The Benefits of the Post-American Order

The most pivotal insight for the post-American world order is that the pursuit of economic self-interest and self-preservation go hand in hand, whether at the national, regional or global level.

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Iran Protests: The “Military Economy” Dimension

A big share of Iran’s economy is owned by the business wings of the armed forces.

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Above and Beyond: Non-NATO Spending by Members

Not all defense spending by NATO member countries goes toward joint NATO activities or missions.

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EU Defense Cooperation: Threat or Benefit for NATO?

Britain has long opposed an EU defense identity fearing it would undermine NATO. Post Brexit, the remaining 27 members can forge ahead.

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India and Israel: A Demonstrative Love Affair

India and Israel have a budding relationship based on security and foreign policy concerns.

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