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SIPRI, which does not split out spending on military aerospace, says the 7.8% fall in US spending in 2013 was the result of the end of the war in Iraq, the beginning of the drawdown from Afghanistan, and the effects of automatic budget cuts passed by ...
Spending increases are largely clustered around the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. Afghanistan topped the list of nations that have increased spending with a 557% spike, largely stemming from its efforts to create a national army as U.S ...
The column in last Monday's Recorder, "Respect must be earned," bylined by Susan Stamper Brown, was allegedly the product of Cagle cartoons Inc. While it may be a cartoon, it clearly is the product of the Republican National Committee, Tea Party Division.
You guessed it: With Russian involvement in Crimea raising diplomatic hackles, it's no secret who's stirring the pot in Europe.

Those actions - coupled with U.S. plans to scale back military spending for the next several years - have led to the perception that China is rising as the U.S.
The Washington Post: Ukraine, short on military budget, starts fundraising drive. Print version. April 20, 2014, 6:33 a.m. | Ukraine abroad - by Washington Post.
Those actions - coupled with U.S. plans to scale back military spending for the next several years - have led to the perception that China is rising as the U.S.
USS Ronald Reagan and other ships from RIMPAC 2010 transit the Pacific. the United States, a Pacific power whose military spending is not included in the Asia figures, has also played an important role in driving up the expenditures in the region.
According to the report, the United States led the world in military spending with $640 billion in 2013 alone. China is the closest nation to follow the US at $188 billion - which is less than one-third of America's overall spending.
Kiev, Ukraine - Ukraine's new government inherited an army so bereft of modern equipment and training that when Russian troops entered Crimea and agitators stormed government offices in eastern Ukraine, the country proved helpless to protect its ...
Saudi Arabia leapfrogged the United Kingdom, Japan and France to become the world's fourth largest military spender in 2013, according to a new report released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Wes Bush talked about how Northrop Grumman and the defense industry were reacting to changes in military budgets. Other topics included the future of unmanned systems and cybersecurity.
Last year, Asia saw a 3.6-percent increase in military spending, according to figures just released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
I'm unhappy to learn that 40 cents of every one of my 2013 federal tax dollars went to fund current and past wars, according to the Quaker advocacy group the Friends Committee On National Legislation.
SIPRI estimates China's military budget at $188 billion, Russia's at $87.9 billion and Saudi Arabia's at $67 billion.

Millions of Americans are rushing to file their federal and state taxes today by the midnight deadline. But others are using the day to protest the use of tax dollars to fund war.
THE world is getting more weapons, but not necessarily more safe. military spending increased last year in every region except the West.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said Russia increased its military spending in 2013 by 4.8 percent to $87.8 billion, representing 4.1 percent of its gross domestic product.
A new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute indicates that 23 countries have doubled their military spending over the last 10 years, Defense One reported Monday. Kedar Pavgi and Ben Watson write Afghanistan has raised its ...
Dear Editor: Recently the president released his budget for 2014, which included drastic cuts to the military. These cuts would decrease our military levels to pre-World War II levels.
the United States' military spending decreased last year while Russia and China's spending increased, a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) shows.
With the world's biggest military, China far outnumbers rival Japan in manpower, ships, aircraft and defence spending, but analysts say underlying weaknesses leave it still wary of a fight.
Last year, Asia saw a 3.6% increase in military spending, according to figures just released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
If you're among the taxpayers who are just getting your taxes done today, you might be wondering where all that money goes. After all, the federal government will bring in something approaching $3 trillion this year, which, of course, won't be enough ...
peace activists to protest military budget in Media. This photo taken April 13, 2014 shows the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in Washington at daybreak.
United Nations: A United Nations independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order on Monday called on all governments to boost transparency and cuts in military expenditures, and increase investments in nutrition, ...
The War Resisters League estimates at least 45 percent of the 2015 federal budget would be used for current and past military expenses, as well as interest on the national debt, some 80 percent of which stems from military spending. To voice their ...
peace activists to protest military budget in Media. This photo taken April 13, 2014 shows the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in Washington at daybreak.
World military expenditure totalled USD 1.75T in 2013, a fall of 1.9% since 2012, according to figures released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
World military expenditure fell in 2013 as the United States and other Western countries cut back, but spending in emerging economies grew, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.
Stockholm - For the first time in 10 years, Russia last year spent a bigger share of its overall economy on arms investments than the U.S.
"Japan's concerns over China's growing military power, combined with the Japanese government's own nationalist policies, have led to Japan ending its long, gradual decline in military spending," said Perlo-Freeman. "Nevertheless, the largest increase ...
14 April 2014 - Marking the Global Day of Action on military spending, the United Nations independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order called on all governments to boost transparency and cuts in military ...
World military expenditure totalled USD 1.75T in 2013, a fall of 1.9% since 2012, according to figures released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
World military expenditure fell in 2013 as the United States and other Western countries cut back, but spending in emerging economies grew, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.
Today, April 14 marks the Global Day of Action on military spending (GDAMS), an initiative coordinated by the international peace Bureau in Geneva.
Had these cuts not been made, military expenditure would even have risen worldwide since most countries raised their military budgets, according to a new report published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute ( SIPRI). SIPRI's annual ...
Global military spending fell for a second consecutive year in 2013, mainly on the back of cuts in the US, a Swedish-based peace research institute says.
World military expenditure totalled $1.75 trillion in 2013, a fall of 1.9 per cent in real terms since 2012, according to figures released today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
SIPRI estimates China's military budget at $188 billion, Russia's at $87.9 billion and Saudi Arabia's at $67 billion.
"Japan's concerns over China's growing military power, combined with the Japanese government's own nationalist policies, have led to Japan ending its long, gradual decline in military spending," said Perlo-Freeman. "Nevertheless, the largest increase ...
BERLIN - Russia spends more on arms compared to its GDP than the US and European countries, according to fresh figures released on April 14 by SIPRI, a military spending research group. Read more here. READ MORE IN SECTION. Russia and former ...
According to SIPRI's latest report, the major cause of the 2-percent drop stemmed from changes the United States' military budget, the top spender in the world. Washington-approved budget cuts led to a 7.8 percent drop year-on-year, down to $640 billion.
Berlin - Russia spends more on arms compared to its GDP than the US and European countries, according to fresh figures released Monday (14 April) by SIPRI, a military spending research group. The US remains the world's top military spender in gross ...
USS Ronald Reagan and other ships from RIMPAC 2010 transit the Pacific. the United States, a Pacific power whose military spending is not included in the Asia figures, has also played an important role in driving up the expenditures in the region ...
14 April 2014 - Marking the Global Day of Action on military spending, the United Nations independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order called on all governments to boost transparency and cuts in military ...
The world cut its military spending in 2013, marking the second consecutive year that global military expenditure has fallen, according to the latest report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Total global military spending declined for the second straight year in 2013 because of cuts in the United States and much of the West - but expenditures steadily rose in the rest of the world, especially Africa and the Middle East, international ...


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