SIPRIStockholm International Peace Research Institute
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The SIPRI described the country's rise to third place as "the most significant change" in its new survey of global arms sales.
military expenditures reached Cold War levels in 2004 and is now going beyond that level," says Elisabeth Skons, leader of the military expenditure and arms production sector of SIPRI.
Patterns of major armed conflicts, 1990--2004', SIPRI Yearbook 2005: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security (Oxford University Press: Oxford).
En todo caso, SIPRI reconoce solamente dos conflictos internacionales: el de Irak y el de Cachemira, como si la normalidad reinara en Afganistan y en Palestina, para solo mencionar dos casos evidentes.
Military spending in South Asia rose 23% in real terms, second only to the growth rate in Africa, where arms conflicts pushed up the growth rate in military spending by 37% in the past two years, according to SIPRI figures.
Much of the SIPRI data also are available in German and French, but nothing in Spanish.
Siemon Wezeman, Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme said 'The tensions between India, on the one side, and Pakistan and China, on the other, are fuelling India's growing demand for major weapons, which it remains unable to produce itself,' said.
SIPRI noted that Russia, the second largest arms exporter, saw a decrease of 7.
According to data provided by SIPRI from the beginning of 2017 nine countries a the USA, Russia, the UK, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea posses around fourteen thousand nuclear heads.
The increase was attributed primarily to more expenditure in Eastern Europe, Asia and the Middle East, while the decline in spending in the West was levelling off, SIPRI said.
and SIPRI reports, not only will Middle Eastern countries continue to lead the world's arms import market in the future, but so will the Asian states.