No one can deny the importance of military forces for the country but still there are some countries in the world which don’t keep any military force. It is a common believe that such forces are important for the survival of a country. No doubt, defense is important but defense expenditure retards economic growth and development whereas demilitarisation has its own benefits as it can eliminate hunger and bring prosperity. Visionary leadership always believe in peace-building to avoid destruction and misery of war and try to decrease military budgets for the long-term economic growth. Countries may not have military force due to historical events, forbidden by Constitution or defense services agreements with other states. Here is list of Countries with absolutely no military forces however it may have non-offensive forces for internal peace and stability.
Some other Countries with no standing army, but having limited security forces for internal peace purposes.