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Global arms exports & World Military Spending

08.06.2011 |  The Economist Defence costs & The biggest military spenders ON JUNE 8th China’s top military brass confirmed that the country’s first aircraft carrier, a refurbishment of an old Russian carrier, will be ready shortly. Only a handful of nations operate carriers, which are costly to build and … Lire la suite

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Libya is another case of selective vigilantism by the west

Bombing Tripoli while shoring up other despots in the Arab world shows the UN-backed strikes to oust Gaddafi are purely cynical Libya’s European ties … a man holds a British and a French national flag in Benghazi. Photograph: Manu Brabo/EPA   … Lire la suite

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The Global Timber Trade, Who’s Buying, Who’s Selling?

In this high-tech world of metal and plastic, it’s easy to forget that many things are still made with good, old-fashioned wood. Countries with lots of forest stand to benefit from the lucrative timber trade, but at what cost to … Lire la suite

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