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    Posted: 02-Sep-2008 at 22:35
Can you name countries which have arm race and spend millions of dollars for this purpose?
I can think of following countries
1. US with Russia and China
2. India with Pakistan
3. Turkey with Greece
4. South Korea with North Korea
5. India with China
6. Azerbaijan with ArmeniaSleepy

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In all cases a fine way to use tax money without the public complaining, to make arm dealers and politicians filthy rich
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The most disturbing arm expenditure I know of is going underneath my arms and has been for years now. The amount of dollars spent on Old Spice deodorant alone would favorably tilt the scale for any one of those countries military purchases.


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Originally posted by Vorian Vorian wrote:

In all cases a fine way to use tax money without the public complaining, to make arm dealers and politicians filthy rich

Though I agree with you that military spending is the easiest way for politicians and arms delaers to get filthy rich, I disagree that the public doesn't complain.
In Greece we ALWAYS say that we spend too much on the military, while the military is the brink of collapse because of the underfunding (and I'm not kidding).

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