Peace-loving Sweden now world’s major weapons exporter

Alongside its global reputation as a peacemaker and generous foreign aid donor, Sweden has become a major supplier of weapons and counts a number of regimes criticized for human rights abuses among its customers.jas m

Ranked as the world’s third-largest arms exporter per capita after Israel and Russia, Sweden’s booming defense industry has stirred up ethical concerns among Swedes about some of the countries it is doing business with.

Read more: Taipei Times

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