Military spending as a percentage of GDP.  This shows how astronomical the U.S. defense budget is -- we could cut our funding in half and still be spending more than China.

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Military spending as a percentage of GDP. This shows how astronomical the U.S. defense budget is -- we could cut our funding in half and still be spending more than China.

Ottawa lays out $62-billion in new military spending over 20 years

Ottawa lays out $62-billion in new military spending over 20 years

Putin talks NATO: "If you're not intending to attack anybody, why increase your military spending?"

Putin talks NATO: "If you're not intending to attack anybody, why increase your military spending?"

Canada’s defense chief announced Wednesday the country plans a sharp increase in military spending following pressure from the Trump administration to increase spending.  Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan said the budget will grow by 70 percent to reach $32.7 billion Canadian ($24.1... - #Canada, #Increase, #Military, #Percent, #Spending, #TopStories

Canada’s defense chief announced Wednesday the country plans a sharp increase in military spending following pressure from the Trump administration to increase spending. Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan said the budget will grow by 70 percent to reach $32.7 billion Canadian ($24.1... - #Canada, #Increase, #Military, #Percent, #Spending, #TopStories

Military Spending Around the World [Infographic]

Military Spending Around the World [Infographic]

Military Spending is the Biggest Scam in American Politics - May 31, 2017 -

Military Spending is the Biggest Scam in American Politics - May 31, 2017 -

Tillerson: Trump wants NATO members to boost military spending

Tillerson: Trump wants NATO members to boost military spending

World Military Spending — Printer friendly version — Global Issues

World Military Spending — Printer friendly version — Global Issues

David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut -- and it may just change the way we see the world.

David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut -- and it may just change the way we see the world.

(Click to enlarge) BI - Despite the potential powder keg in the South China Sea, standoffs in Ukraine, and proxy wars throughout the Middle East, inter-state warfare between the world's military power

Here Are The World’s 35 Most Powerful Militaries Annnddd Going To War With America Is Suicide

(Click to enlarge) BI - Despite the potential powder keg in the South China Sea, standoffs in Ukraine, and proxy wars throughout the Middle East, inter-state warfare between the world's military power

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