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Revitalizing Indonesia’s arms production at a time of international sales decrease

  • Anton Aliabbas and Fitri Bintang Timur

Jakarta/Singapore | Tue, February 26 2013 | 09:14 am

PREMIUM Early this week, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) published its Top 100 list of arms-producing companies in the world. The report shows an international decline of weapons sales for the first time since the 9/11 tragedy, based on year-to-year comparisons.

Arms sales reached a total of US$410 billion in 2011, 5 percent lower than the year before. Reasons for this ...