Friday, 15th June 2012
SIPRI Yearbook 2012: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security
Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Upheavals in the Middle East and North Africa in 2011 highlighted the changing character of contemporary armed conflict
Major powers continued to reduce stockpiles of nuclear weapons, while pursuing weapon modernization programmes
Peacekeeping operations in 2011 illustrated a growing acceptance of the concept of protection of civilians
+ Summary of Yearbook (PDF; 386 KB)
+ Press Release
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