All posts tagged: peace dividend

Human Rights Facts (38): Declining Numbers of Conflicts and Rising Military Spending

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(source) [This post is by guest-writer Line Løvåsen]. Following up on this post, some additional information on the evolution of military conflicts and military spending. Since 2005, the Human Security Report Project (HSRP) publishes reports on trends in armed conflicts and political violence. The reports indicate a decline by around 40% in armed conflicts and political violence since 1992. Another report, the SIPRI yearbook of 2009, counts 16 armed conflicts going on in the world […]