More than a quarter of the revenue generated by German firms exporting military equipment in 2012 hailed from one country, Saudi Arabia. Despite an overall decline, the annual arms export report has courted criticism.
As shale oil makes a comeback, the United States could outstrip Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer. But is this new boom in black gold sustainable?
The German military is under-equipped to take on its upcoming role as leader of NATO's anti-Russian defense force, a leaked document shows. Opposition politicians say the defense minister is to blame.
Germany's current government has approved massive arms exports to countries in conflict areas, according to a new report. The CDU-SPD cabinet also set new records for selling weapons, despite pledges to reduce it.
Saudi Arabia spends hundreds of millions of euros on military equipment from Germany each year. More than 5,000 civilians have died in the proxy war between Riyadh and Tehran.
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