Davos 2013 Preview: World Leaders Meet

By Bloomberg Photos - 2013-01-22T18:08:18Z

Photograph by Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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Securing the Perimeter

Davos has provided a chance to demonstrate military readiness ever since former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat attended the forum in 1985. About 3,300 troops will protect government heads this year, including Britain's David Cameron and Italy's Mario Monti, and secure the airspace in a 46 kilometer (28 miles) radius around the Alpine village.