Tag: Defence Spending
Thousands of soldiers face sack as army slashed
The British Army is to be cut to its smallest level in hundreds of years. More than ten thousand soldiers will lose their jobs. But does the UK need an army at all?
China announces surge in military spending
China’s defence budget for 2012 will top $100 billion, officials have revealed – an 11% rise on the year before. But should the country’s growing strength really be a cause for alarm?