New ‘Iron Curtain’: Arms Dealers Profiting From Europe’s Refugee Tragedy

EUbulletin, 7 November 2019 - As Europe is readying to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, EU member states are expected to spend billions of dollars to improve border security and expand border force, a new study has found. The report coauthored by the Transnational Institute, Centre Dels and Dutch campaign group Stop Wapenhandel (Stop the Arms Trade) has also concluded that the construction of new walls and fences to keep out migrants and refugees are netting billions of dollars for major corporations in the region. [...]