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US Ups Military Spending Despite Deficit

Wednesday 13 April 2011

‘The United States spends more on its military than any other country in the world despite the country’s growing budget deficit, a research organization reports. “The United States has increased its military spending by 81 percent since 2001,” Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) reported. Other reports say the US — with its costly military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq — has increased spending by nearly 3 percent.’

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