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World's biggest killers still shrouded in mystery

Handguns, rifles, machineguns, tanks, rockets, bombs, etc: mankind seems intent on helping nature keep the Earth's human population in check.

The destruction of life by opposing human forces removes many millions of people per year from the planet.

But it is all due to - yes, money.

The armament business is worth trillions of dollars, but who are the producers, who are the sellers and who are the buyers?

I can find (unsurprisingly) no credible global statistics.

Can you?

David T

Chon Buri

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