Defence spending in the Middle East


The defence industry is gathering in Abu Dhabi for the biggest military trade show in the Middle East.

Last time, it took place at the start of the Arab Spring.

Two years on, how has defence spending changed among Gulf states some of the biggest spenders in the world?

And where are defence companies targeting their sales in a new-look Middle East?

Nima abu-Wardeh reports.

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