Militarization: Obstacle to DevelopmentYear Published: 1984
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX2935
Abstract: This paper presents a basic analysis of the effects of militarism, under the headings of: "Militarization Sustains Underdevelopment"; "Militarization Defends The Privileged Minority"; "Militarization Affects Daily Life"; "Cause Of Poverty"; "National Security Vs. Human Rights"; And "The Cycle Of Militarization-Repression-Poverty."
The paper calls for an end to arms sales, and for action to bring about peace.