Tag Archives: defense spending

10 Facts: Sizing Up NATO’s Defense Spending

The euro crisis means NATO militaries are likely to shrink further.

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Japan: The World’s Really Lucky Country

Compared with other occupied nations, how did postwar Japan get so lucky?

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World Military Spending — Mutually Assured Self-Destruction?

Is the leveling of world military spending in 2011 the start of a trend — or a temporary lull?

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Another Bipolar World Order (Part II)

What is the chief competition that will determine the destiny of mankind in the 21st century?

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Turning Toward Asia? A Reality Check for Hillary Clinton

Is boastful U.S. rhetoric indicative of a desire to cling to a world that is no longer in reach?

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Will There Be a “Silver Bullet” for the U.S. Economy?

Is the United States reducing its odds of discovering the next technological and economic game-changer?

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The New World Order (Part III)

What are the benefits and drawbacks of the different approaches to U.S. engagement in the world?

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Does Military Power Keep Us Safe? (Part II)

How can a weaker military actually make the United States safer?

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U.S. Defense and the Four Percent Smokescreen (Part I)

How much money does the United States really spend on its military?

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Sizing Up the Bailout

What is the U.S. $700 billion bailout package equivalent to in dollar terms?

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