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Comparisons of U. S. And Foreign Military Spending : Data from Selected Public Sources

By Chamberlin, Jeffrey

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Title: Comparisons of U. S. And Foreign Military Spending : Data from Selected Public Sources  
Author: Chamberlin, Jeffrey
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Government Printing Office (U.S.)
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Introduction: Estimates of military spending by foreign nations are available from a number of sources. This CRS report lists and compares military expenditures of the United States and foreign countries using two of the most commonly cited and readily available publications: The Military Balance, published in October of each year by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)and World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT), published about annually by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Arms Control.

Table of Contents
Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 The Military Balance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 List of Figures Figure 1. U.S. Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of the Top 10 Defense-Spending Countries, 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Figure 2. U.S. Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of the Top 10 Defense-Spending Countries, 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Figure 3. U.S. Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of the Top 25 Defense-Spending Countries, 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Figure 4. U.S. Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of the Top 25 Defense-Spending Countries, 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Figure 5. Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of GDP Top 25 Countries, 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Figure 6. Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of GDP Top 25 Countries, 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Figure 7. U.S. Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of NATO Defense Expenditures, 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Figure 8. U.S. Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of NATO Defense Expenditures, 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Figure 9. NATO Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of GDP, 2002 . . . . . . . 23 Figure 10. NATO Defense Expenditures as a Percentage of GDP, 1999 . . . . . . 24

 

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