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As massive as the global weapons trade is, the US dominates it, accounting for one-third of the entire thing. In the past five years, the US has sold "major" weapons to at least 96 countries—or nearly half the membership of the UN—with the major buyers being Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Turkey
originally posted by: paraphi
The arms trade is an interesting one. The US mostly sell high value equipment. How many boxes of AK47s are the equivilent of an F35? What weapon does most of the killing? 10,000 AK47s and 10 million rounds of ammunition, or a single F35 and a brace of expensive missiles?