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The Military Balance 2015

The Military Balance is the authoritative assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries.

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Global conflict fatalities increase by more than 35% in 2014

The number of conflict-related deaths worldwide grew to some 176,000 in 2014, a substantial increase from 113,000 in 2013, , according to data collected by Armed Conflict Database (ACD) researchers. The higher death toll resulted almost exclusively from an intensification of violence in existing conflicts.