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The Great Indian Arms Bazaar

According to the latest estimates of the independent Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, India was the world's largest importer of arms during the five-year-period 2006-10. These imports are only likely to grow manifold in the years ahead. India has this dubious achievement to its credit even as it has some of the most dismal indicators of human development in the world.

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The Great Indian Arms Bazaar from Israel. It is interesting to note that though China received 6% of worldwide
  exports (mostly from Russia), it also con
  tributed 3% to the world’s exports with
Pavan Nair Pakistan being a major receiver. South Korea

According to the latest estimates of the independent Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, India was the world’s largest importer of arms during the five-year-period 2006-10. These imports are only likely to grow manifold in the years ahead. India has this dubious achievement to its credit even as it has some of the most dismal indicators of human development in the world.

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