Random Statistic of the Day

This chart is pretty eye-opening.  It compares US defense spending against the spending of other world powers.  It’s no surprise that we’re the #1 spender.  But more than the next 15 countries combined?  Wow.

Of course the US is also the world’s biggest economy, but our share of global GDP (21%) is much smaller than our share of global military spending (47%).

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