Military spending: Arming up | The Economist

Military spending: Arming up | The Economist
World's military spending up 4% to reach $1.46 trillion in 2008; Israel, US, Oman top list of spenders per population.

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Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.