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Old 16-10-2015, 07:40 PM   #39
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Originally Posted by neo668 View Post
If it wasn't for the U.S. military Israel would be destroyed by now. We must thank the brave American men and women for protecting Israel even if it means killing innocent women and children (like in Palestine).
I think the root cause of much war is the arms industry and the Mind.
Despite the economic downturn it has been business as usual for the world's biggest arms companies who have seen sales of weapons and military services rise during 2010 and exceed $400bn (£250bn).

According to research institute, SIPRI, the volume of international transfers of major weapons in 2010–14 was 16 per cent higher than in 2005–2009. 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..
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