"The global military costs made $1.7 trillion in 2011. Experts relate this growth to the escalating terrorism threat. At least, all governments justify allocation of big money with a need to counter terrorism. What we have is growth of extremist and terrorist activities and growth of military costs" -- Yerlan Karin.
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"Many terrorist organizations have citizens of other countries in their ranks. I don't deny the fact that a few of our citizens get involved in the terrorist activities abroad, but I done see any trend or escalating problem that should make this our primer concern" -- Yerlan Karin.
Kazakhstan political experts discuss flaws of the country's military forces in countering terrorism.