A hint from Lockheed MartinPublish Date: 11-09-2019
19 years ago, the 911 tragedy happened in the US. The US responded by waging a war against Afghanistan in the same year and Iraq in the year 2003.
Lockheed Martin, which is the largest defence contractor in the US is one of the largest beneficiaries from war. The company, which is involved in producing several famous stealth fighters and ground-attack aircraft like the F-22 Raptor, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-117, F-35 and even the U2 reconnaissance has its share price doubling for the next 10 years.
However, its share price quadrupled from the year 2013 to the year 2019 fuelled with better profit. 2013 is also the year where China announced its ambitious plan of One Belt One Road (OBOR).
Seems like the Thucydides Trap is inevitable.