Friday, March 26, 2010
Money down the drain? Or into pockets?
The Malaysian government is expected to sign defence contracts worth more than RM11 billion at DSA 2010, Asia’s largest defence and security exhibition, which will be held here (Singapore) from April 19 to 22, according to Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. (The Edge, Tuesday March 23, 2010)
So, we're going to buy more jet fighters, guns, submarines and God knows what else. And for what? To defend ourselves from what, whom? Don't we already have a non-sub-marine submarine? Are we still in the business of supplying South American air forces?