Fiscal Policy At Work In DEMAND For Defense?
Jeffrey C. Borneman | September 9, 2014
Do the British need 600 "armoured" vehicles, or is this just a jobs-program? Could it be both? This caught my attention as it is another of weapons deals committed to at the NATO summit, but it smells of fiscal stimulus unless the British mean to invade Scotland.
David Cameron said the deal would aid UK security and "underpin" many jobs. At the two-day summit in Newport, due to start on Thursday, the UK will call for increased defence spending by some of Nato's 28 member states. Mr Cameron said the Scout deal would be the Army's largest single order for armoured vehicles for more than 30 years.
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By: of BBC Article Date: 2014-09-09