Petray-US wants to halt reduction of forces.
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04-14-2008, 08:26 AM
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LABF you can throw the amount in current year dollars (makes the numbers look big ), but percent of defense spending per GDP in US is just 4.4%. That is extremely low when you compare it to the WW2 and the Korean War.
The Armed Force Journal has very fair piece about this:
And the Heritage Foundation shows the trend
The amount of spending by the U.S. on "defense" is sickening. And when it's all added (Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, VA, nuclear arms maintenance, etc...) up it's significantly more than 4.4% of GDP.
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