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Asia-Pacific States Are Buying Arms at Record Post-Cold War Levels
February 22, 2017
Asia-Pacific States Are Buying Arms at Record Post-Cold War Levels
Asian states accounted for 43 percent of all global arms imports between 2012 and 2016.
Asia-Pacific States Are Buying Arms at Record Post-Cold War Levels
Asia’s Military Spending Fueled by Heightened Tensions With China
April 06, 2016
Asia’s Military Spending Fueled by Heightened Tensions With China
World military spending on upward course, says new SIPRI study.
Asia’s Military Spending Fueled by Heightened Tensions With China
Report: Asian Nuclear Arsenals Continue to Expand
June 16, 2015
Report: Asian Nuclear Arsenals Continue to Expand
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) confirms that Asia's nuclear arsenals are continuing to grow.
Report: Asian Nuclear Arsenals Continue to Expand
Report: 'China's Strategic Assertiveness' Fueling Tensions in Asia
June 16, 2015
Report: 'China's Strategic Assertiveness' Fueling Tensions in Asia
The 2015 SIPRI Yearbook emphasizes Beijing's critical role in aggravating tensions in East Asia.
Report: 'China's Strategic Assertiveness' Fueling Tensions in Asia
Global Defense Spending Is Down, But Asia's Spending Is Up
April 16, 2015
Global Defense Spending Is Down, But Asia's Spending Is Up
SIPRI's new annual estimate shows that while global defense spending dipped in 2014, Asia's continued to grow.
Global Defense Spending Is Down, But Asia's Spending Is Up
China Topples Germany in Arms Exports
March 16, 2015
China Topples Germany in Arms Exports
Two thirds of Chinese arms exports went to just three countries.
China Topples Germany in Arms Exports
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
April 15, 2014
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
The countries with the 15 largest military budgets in 2013 accounted for a whopping 79 percent of global defense spending.
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
An Asian Arms Race?
March 28, 2012
An Asian Arms Race?
The term “arms race” is overused. But China and India are spending more even as their GDP growth falls.
An Asian Arms Race?
Why China Snubs Russia Arms
April 05, 2010
Why China Snubs Russia Arms
Chinese advances and Russian suspicion have led to a shift in the arms sales balance, says Richard Weitz. But for how long?
Why China Snubs Russia Arms
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