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Brazil Targets an Army of 500.000 (From 300.000) in Next Two Decades

Monday, April 26th 2010 - 19:30 UTC
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Brazil plans to increase the number of its voluntary army from 300.000 to 500.000 in the next two decades as the defence budget keeps growing steadily said ministry sources. The country’s defence budget soared 44.5% in real terms in the last five years. Read full article

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  • Rufus

    Why does Brazil need a millitary about 9/10 the size of those of all it's neighbours combined?
    If I was in one of the neighbouring countries then I'd be concerned.

    Apr 30th, 2010 - 10:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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