27/02/2012 |

Despite Crisis, European Arms Market Thrives

February 27, 2012 by IPB

EUObserver.com covers the recently-released Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) data on the European weapons market. Despite the economic crisis that has unemployment rates well over 20% in several EU countries, and austerity that threatens to destroy the European social safety net, over 75 billion Euro were made on arms sales in Eurozone countries.
Check out the story, which links to the SIPRI study, here.