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Global Militarisation Index 2015

Bonn International Center for Conversion

“The multiple and complex conflicts across the region are a key factor behind the build-up and modernisation of the armed forces,” Jan Grebe and Max M. Mutschler explain the ranking of the GMI in the Middle East. The authors point out that Syria, also ranked amongst the Top 10 in recent years, is missing in this year’s GMI. This is due to the fact that the civil war has made it impossible to draw on reliable data. Kuwait (position 9), Bahrain (position 15), Oman (position 13) and Saudi Arabia (position 17), all countries involved in the war in Yemen, are …read more

Source: Bonn International Center for Conversion

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