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by: Berggren, Peter /Nahlinder, Staffan / Svensson, Erland;
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  • ISBN: 9781472436955
  • Publication year: 2014
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by: Abdo, Nahla;
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  • ISBN: 9781783711840
  • Publication year: 2014
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by: Baker, Abeer /Matar, Anat;
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  • ISBN: 9781849645928
  • Publication year: 2011
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by: May, Larry;
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  • ISBN: 9780511276002
  • Publication year: 2007
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by: Hately-Broad, Barbara/Moore, Bob;
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  • ISBN: 9781845207243
  • Publication year: 2005
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by: Rafferty, Laura A. /Stanton, Neville A. / Walker, Guy H.;
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  • ISBN: 9780754699347
  • Publication year: 2012
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by: Veitch, Michael;
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  • ISBN: 9780733637247
  • Publication year: 2017
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by: Jackson, Miles;
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  • ISBN: 9780191056741
  • Publication year: 2015
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by: Jackson, Miles;
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  • ISBN: 9780191056758
  • Publication year: 2015
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by: Holden, Paul/Conley-Zilkic, Bridget/de Waal, Alex;
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  • ISBN: 9781783605705
  • Publication year: 2017
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by: Higate, Doctor Paul/Utas, Mats;
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  • ISBN: 9781786990280
  • Publication year: 2017
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by: Levy, Alan;
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  • ISBN: 9781472108005
  • Publication year: 2013
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by: McCormick, Robert B.;
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  • ISBN: 9780857725356
  • Publication year: 2014
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by: Bosco, David;
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  • ISBN: 9780199844142
  • Publication year: 2013
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by: Johnson, Rob;
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  • ISBN: 9781787380608
  • Publication year: 2017
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by: Johnson, Rob;
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  • ISBN: 9781787380615
  • Publication year: 2017
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The tension between countries and past conflicts mean both warfare and defence are a constant issue for nations to contemplate. Investing in one’s defence suggests the expectation of war, but if a country’s defence is not strong enough if war were ever to come, then lack of preparation would be their greatest failure.

Investing in defence needs a great deal of funding, which means money has to be taken from another source in order to concentrate efforts towards it. Consequently, the government of a nation is burdened with a huge dilemma, one that risks upsetting its population.

As a matter of fact, global military spending has gone up by 1.1% since 2016, hitting $1.739 trillion in 2017. The United Kingdom alone spent $47.2 billion in 2017 alone, with the USA topping the world rankings, with a monumental $610 billion.

The UK’s famous Royal Navy is now down to just only 76 assets, only 6 of which are destroyers. Our armed forces are just under 200,000 men strong, which compared to countries such as China, who boasts over a two million man army, is not particularly impressive. This in itself is a warfare and defence issue, for if war were ever to break-out again - though unnecessary - we would find ourselves ill-prepared.

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