Security budgets swell across the world

National budgets for internal security see a massive hike over growing fears of internal threats.

    National budgets for internal security are seeing a massive hike around the world, as governments increase spending over fears of internal threats.

    Cyber surveillance, border security and protection of infrastructure are big priorities; with Asia, Africa and the Middle East seeing huge increases in their domestic security budgets.

    Al Jazeera's Erica Wood reports from Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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