By Jonathan Beale
Colin Archer of IPB comments: It is disappointing to see both the BBC and the European Leadership Network bewailing the continuing (though still small) decline in military spending. And also that they persist in using the “% of GDP” comparison, whereas if they looked at the actual proportion of government spending as a whole the percentage would be much higher.
Despite the Ukraine crisis and increasing tensions with Russia, most Nato members are doing little to reverse the decline in their defence spending. Continue reading–>