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Global military spending soars despite crisis: report

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posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 04:34 PM
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Global military spending soars despite crisis: report


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Global military expenditures soared to a record high last year, unscathed by the economic downturn, with the United States accounting for more than half of increase, a think tank said Wednesday.
"The figures also demonstrate that for major or intermediate powers such as the US, China, Russia, India
and Brazil, military spending represents a long-term strategic choice which they are willing to make even in hard economic times," Perlo-Freeman
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posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 04:34 PM
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What I cant get is all those in the US, who were against the healthcare bill cause it cost too much, but how much do you spend EACH year? 600,000,000

Insanity defined, spend more to kill than to heal, while in a Major recession.

Looks like US, China, Russia, India, Brazil and France are playin on the big field now, but to be clear, the US is on another level entirely.

What ever happened to the 'peace dividend' I used to hear about after the cold war?


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[edit on 2-6-2010 by ErEhWoN]

[edit on 2-6-2010 by ErEhWoN]



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