Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Defense: UAE splashes out on US weapons

Despite the global economic crisis, the United Arab Emirates, a country of under a million people, is set to see its total defence spending for this year soar to over $7bn.

Al Jazeera's Owen Fay reports on the reasons behind the tiny Gulf nation's increased defence spending, which has seen it become the world's third largest importer of American weapons.

Published by Mike Hitchen, Mike Hitchen Consulting
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