The Military Balance 2000/2001 is an indispensable reference work, providing data on the strength, organization, equipment and defence expenditure of some 170 countries worldwide. It offers readers: - up-to-date information on the world's armed forces and their holdings, defence economics, and the arms trade - comparative statistics on defence expenditures worldwide, and an analysis of the international arms trade - the latest development in the area of arms control and non-proliferation measures - details of UN and other international peacekeeping forces - tables of data on warships, armed helicopters, and small arms and light weapons - analysis of the principal military developments around the world - a loose wall map gives information on recent and current armed conflicts around the globe.
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Author Biography - International Institute for Strategic Studies
The International Institute for Strategic Studies is an independent, internationally staffed centre for research, information, and debate on the problems of security in the contemporary world. Its work is grounded in an appreciation of the various political, economic, and social problems that can lead to instability as well as international co-operation. The council and staff of the Institute are international, and its membership is drawn from over 90 countries throughout the world.