Global military spending has soared to an all-time high.
It reached a whopping $2.2 trillion last year.
That is according to data just published by the SIPRI security think-tank.
It is the biggest year-on-year increase since the end of the Cold War.
And Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to an immediate surge in spending in Europe and elsewhere…
So, can this trend be reversed?
Presenter: Imran Khan
Elisabeth Braw – Senior Fellow with the Foreign and Defense Policy at the American Enterprise Institute.
Major General S B Asthana – Former Director General Infantry in Indian Army. General Asthana is also Director of the United Service Institution of India, a national security and defence services Think-Tank.
Domitilla Sagramoso – Senior Lecturer in Security and Development at King’s College London.
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