NATO’s Antonov needs create buzz
The impending departure of several member states of the NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (see article) opens up [...]
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a North American and European defensive alliance of 28 countries. NATO members are supposed to spend 2% of their GDP on defence. NATO’s budget accounts for 70% of the world’s military expenditure, the majority of which comes from the United States.
Having successively acquired Jane’s Information Group in 2007, and the Lloyds Register of Shipping in 2009, the U.S. group I.H.S. has become a vital partner to intelligence services and civil defence agencies. Capitalising on the sum of information that it [. [...]