Airbus criticized Germany for not spending more on defense and their tougher stance on arm sales

A coalition deal between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the center-left Social Democrats (SPD), which must still be ratified by the SPD, has pledged an immediate ban on arms sales to countries involved in the war in Yemen and a tougher approach to arms sales in general. "If additional restrictions are imposed, we would have … Continue reading Airbus criticized Germany for not spending more on defense and their tougher stance on arm sales

Angela Merkel’s government set new records for selling weapons

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. Angela Merkel's government has approved over €25.1 billion ($30.9 billion) worth of weapons sales since taking power in 2014. This puts the … Continue reading Angela Merkel’s government set new records for selling weapons