Peripheral Revision

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World Military Budgets

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As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Above is a visualization of the biggest military budgets in 2009 compiled by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). (source: Russian Sphinx) The colors have no significance aside from making each country’s name more distinguishable. Remember, this is for 2009 only, and imagine the cumulative effect of this over decades.

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Written by peripheralrevision

04/02/2011 at 3:03 pm

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