Arms firms ‘rake in billions’ as Europe builds new partitions

Thomas Shaw, Go Tech Daily, 5 November 2019 - As Europe gears up for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the design of new boundaries to retain out migrants and refugees are netting billions of pounds for big companies in the location, a new report has identified.

European Union member states have spent at the very least €900m (US$1.08bn) on land borders considering that the close of the Chilly War, according to the review co-authored by the Transnational Institute, Centre Dels and Dutch campaign group Quit Wapenhandel (Stop the Arms Trade). [...]