"Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they wil be satisfied."
Investing early to prevent violence is on average, 60 times more cost-effective than intervening after violence erupts. The world though spends just $1 on conflict prevention for every $1,885 spent on military budgets.
Peace and economic development are related, as are war and economic decline. Societies become less prone to experiencing civil war the more affluent they become.
Global spending on arms is approximately $1.8 trillion. It is es...