Tag: military spending

Just say “No!” to NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has embarked on a dangerous plan to expand its reach and military strength by the year 2030. Not only does this increase the risk of world war, it promises to rob even more of the…

The true cost of America’s wars

By Jack A. Smith, Global Research, July 11, 2011 During his speech on Afghanistan June 22, President Obama revealed that “Over the last decade, we have spent a trillion dollars on war.” He knew this was a deceptive understatement, as…

It’s still a war budget

By the Canadian Peace Alliance, March 5, 2010 The Conservative’s 2010 Budget still represents an unprecedented increase in defence spending, says the Canadian Peace Alliance, Canada’s largest peace network. While there is a small decrease in the amount previously allocated…

Canadian Military Spending: Up is Down?

By Bill Robinson, Rideau Institute, March 5, 2010 (Ottawa) The new federal budget commits the Harper government to going ahead with its planned increases in military spending in both the coming year (fiscal year 2010-11) and the next, after which, Finance…

China now world’s No. 2 arms spender

Swedish research group says China now world’s No. 2 arms spender behind U.S. By Malin Rising, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, June 6, 2009 STOCKHOLM – China has become the world’s second biggest military spender behind the United States, a Swedish peace…