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The Chaos in America’s Vast Security Budget 28, Center for Defense Information, February 4, 2008 Nonetheless, compared to the rest of the world, these numbers have long been described as “staggering.” Using the SIPRI military expenditure database 29 we see the breakdown described earlier: Commenting on the earlier data, Chris Hellman, noted that when adjusted for inflation the request for 2007 together with that needed for nuclear weapons the 2007 spending request exceeds the average amount spent by the Pentagon during the Cold War, for a military that is one-third smaller than it was just over a decade ago. 32 Generally, compared to Cold War levels, the amount of military spending and expenditure in most nations has been reduced.

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Publisher: Harvard University Press (February 28, 2011)


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