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Old 05-07-2015, 06:30 PM   #3
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Question What are we fighting


The life of a bullet - Lord of War ..
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The arms industry is a global business that manufactures weapons and military technology and equipment. It consists of commercial industry involved in research, development, production, and the service of military material, equipment, and facilities. Arms producing companies, also referred to as defense contractors or military industry, produce arms mainly for the armed forces of states. Departments of government also operate in the arms industry, buying and selling weapons, munitions and other military items. Products include guns, ammunition, missiles, military aircraft, military vehicles, ships, electronic systems, and more..Contracts to supply a given country's military are awarded by the government, making arms contracts of substantial political importance...

The link between politics and the arms trade can result in the development of what U.S.. President Dwight D. Eisenhower described as a military-industrial complex, where the armed forces, commerce, and politics become closely linked, similarly to the European defence procurement. Various corporations, some publicly held, others private, bid for these contracts, which are often worth many billions of dollars..The five biggest exporters in 2010–14 were the United States, Russia, China, Germany and France, and the five biggest importers were India, Saudi Arabia, China, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan. The flow of arms to Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania, and the Middle East increased significantly between 2005–2009 and 2010–14, while there was a notable decrease in the flow to Europe.. As Europe confronts a rapidly escalating migration crisis driven by war, persecution and poverty in an arc of strife from West Africa to Afghanistan, even high-level European officials are beginning to admit the obvious...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arms_industry
http://www.infowars.com/video-russel...nstream-media/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/...3a4_story.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/pe...-10360816.html
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showthread.php?t=292825
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