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Friday, April 03, 2015

This map shows how the world's most isolated regimes got their weapons in 2014

The Rogue State Weapons Trade In 2014Several countries have managed to build massive arsenals despite being under various forms of international sanction.

China has anti-satellite weapons, advanced fighter jets, and ballistic missiles, despite the US banning all weapons-related trade with Beijing after the 1989 Tienanmen Square massacre.

The Arab League maintains an official boycott on Israel — which nevertheless has the strongest military in the Middle East. And EU and US sanctions haven't wiped out Russia's ongoing military modernization drive.

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