EUs krigsbudsjett årsak til finanskrisen
Posted by Fredsvenn den april 17, 2013
EU military spending is ‘elephant in the room’ and key factor in European debt crisis, argues new report. High levels of European military spending played a key role in the unfolding EU debt crisis and continues to undermine efforts to resolve the debt crisis, alleges a new report by Transnational Institute and the Dutch Campaign against the Arms Trade.
The report, Guns, Debt and Corruption: Military spending and the EU crisis, demonstrates how military budgets across Europe have been largely protected, at a time of severe social cuts. EU’s military expenditure totalled €194 billion in 2010, equivalent to the combined annual deficits of Greece, Italy and Spain. The latest data released today bythe Stockholm International Peace Institute suggests little change in these overall trends.