Middle East Air Defence Procurement At a Glance

Recent events in the Middle East have highlighted the ways in which air defence power may be used to suppress internal insurgency, with calls for a no-fly zone over Libya growing by the day. An arms embargo has been in place against the country since the 26th of February, when UN Resolution 1970 was enacted as an emergency response to the deliberate targeting of civilians by the current regime.   The business model for defence procurement Current conflicts aside, however, the region (and...
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