SIPRI expert: ''Turkey's dramatic rise in military spending is linked with its operations in Syria...''

SIPRI expert: ''Turkey's dramatic rise in military spending is linked with its operations in Syria...''

From: Hot Pursuit
by Ahval
0 0 3 months ago
Total world military expenditure rose to $1822 billion in 2018, representing an increase of 2.6 per cent from 2017, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The five biggest spenders in 2018 were the United States, China, Saudi Arabia, India and France, which together accounted for 60 per cent of global military spending.

But the most interesting aspect in the report is the one about Turkey: Its military spending increased by 24 per cent in 2018 ... See More

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