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There are fewer military men today than military weapons , and the level of consumption has risen steeply . Nearly fifty years ago we deceived ourselves into thinking that that level would come down , that we had learned the lesson that ...
But it is not only expenditure on nuclear weapons that drives military consumption . The diversion of seven hours of total military expenditure around the world would finance the eradication of malaria , which kills a million children a ...
Third World military spending has increased more than fivefold since 1960 , rising much faster than the military budgets of industrial countries . It dropped from a peak of $ 173 billion in 1987 to $ 146 billion in 1989 , but even at ...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For SurvivalUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
Limited preview - 1992