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Do you feel the safety?

<![CDATA[BBC NEWS | Business | Weapons spending tops $1 trillion:

Spending on weapons around the world topped $1 trillion (£560bn) for the first time in 2004, a new report says.

I know I feel saver already! Nothing like a roaring arms market to help economic growth, soothe potential military conflicts and civil unrest. Ah, these are the salad days!]]>

3 replies on “Do you feel the safety?”

If only it were the good old USA that was armed to the teeth, you might be right. But that’s not the case. It’s guys with Kalashnikovs and RPGs that account for a lot of that arms spending—and that’s not including the black market.