Study: World Paid $1.7 Trillion For Defense In 2015

Global defense spending totaled $1.7 trillion in 2015 – up 1% over 2014 — according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri). The U.S. reduced spending by 2.4%, yet it still far outpaces the rest of the world. In 2015, it shelled out $596 billion. With investments of $215...

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