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SOFEX 2014: Canada's debutante ball


It is hard to imagine that when Dwight Eisenhower coined the term military industrial complex he could have foreseen how commercial the complex would become. SOFEX, the Kingdom of Jordan’s 10th biannual Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference, is just that: commercial.

Saudi arms contract has 'significant risk'


Celebrated by the Canadian government as the “largest advanced manufacturing export win” in the country’s existence, the recently announced $10-billion sale of armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia poses a “significant risk” of contributing to serious human rights violations.