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Military Balance 2012
Posted By Barry Ritholtz On March 21, 2012 @ 2:30 pm In Digital Media,War/Defense | Comments Disabled
For those people who are truly concerned about deficits — real Hawks, not deficit peacocks — should take a look at this chart from The International Institute for Strategic Studies .
Look at the comparative defense budgets of various countries, versus what can only be described as the unique military budget of the USA; if you are serious about balancing federal debt, any plan should include significantly reduced spending in this budget line:
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 The International Institute for Strategic Studies: http://www.iiss.org/publications/military-balance/the-military-balance-2012/press-statement/
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