Weapons of War: The Growing Global Military Budget – May 5, 2019

Weapons of War: The Growing Global Military Budget – May 5, 2019

Weapons of War: The Growing Global Military Budget – May 5, 2019

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Weapons of War – The Growing Global Military Budget

Pieter Wezeman, a senior researcher with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, discusses the organization’s recent report on the increase in global military spending.

Michael O’Hanlon, senior fellow and director of research at the Brookings Institution, shares his thoughts on what the numbers mean for international rivalries and relationships.

Vasily Kashin, senior fellow at the Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, comments on the deepening relationship between China and Russia and what it might mean for the West.

Students offer their views on global military spending.