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Weapon sales in America increased from $ 25 billion (Rs 120,000 crores) to $ 38 billion (Rs 182,400 crors). What does it signify?

Asked by Good Citizen, 08 Sep '09 11:38 am
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They create demand world across and do brisk business at the cost of the poor and hapless people. No country can poke its nose on them, lest, they will also be aboding a potential weapon market within themselves for the US.
Answered by Siachen, 08 Sep '09 12:23 pm

 
  
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It siginifies a big threat for the world as it might reach the terrorists indirectly which might use them against us.The United States accounted for more than two-thirds of foreign weapons sales in 2008, a year in which global sales were at a three-year low, The New York Times reported. Citing a congressional study released on Friday, the Times said the United States was involved in 68.4%of the global sales of arms. US weapons sales jumped nearly 50 %in 2008 despite the global economic recession to $37.8 billion from $25.4 billion the year before.The jump defied worldwide trends as global arms sales fell 7.6% to $55.2 billion in 2008, the report said. Global weapons agreements were at their lowest level since 2005. Italy, the second ranked country, amassed only $3.7 billion in arms sales, while Russia ranked third with sales falling to $3.5 billion in 2008, down from $10.8 billion in 2007. The report attributed the increase in US sales to major new orders from clients in the Ne ...more
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 08 Sep '09 08:40 pm

 
  
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Growing insecurity
Answered by manoj thakur, 08 Sep '09 11:44 am

 
  
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Weapon lobby in America never allow peace to be maintained in this world.
Answered by Observer, 08 Sep '09 12:34 pm

 
  
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Black cloud all over the world. Very tense situation.
Answered by Subhadra Banerjee, 08 Sep '09 12:12 pm

 
  
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