High levels of military spending played a key role in the unfolding economic crisis in Europe and continues to undermine efforts to resolve it.
A recent report entitled Guns, Debt and Corruption: Military Spending and the EU Crisis, authored by Frank Slijper, hones in on one sector where [...] corruption is endemic.
At a time of harsh cuts in social services, it is morally unjustifiable to spend money on weapons that should be invested in creating jobs and tackling poverty.
With the upcoming elections for the European Parliament, TNI has an array of relevant information and analysis on offer to help think through what is at stake for citizens.
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El elevado gasto militar ha desempeñado un papel clave en la crisis económica de Europa y sigue minando los esfuerzos para resolverla.
Five years into the economic crisis in Europe and the elephant in the room is the role of military spending in causing and perpetuating the economic crisis.
The US financed "war on drugs" in Bolivia has not only failed in its intention to diminish the flow of cocaine into the United States, it has also negatively impacted the human rights situation in the country.
Staff Report of the Select Committee To Study Governmental Operations With Respect to Intelligence Activities, United States Senate, 18 December 1975.