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This Chart Shows How The Rest Of The World Doesn't Even Come Close To US Military Spending

According to the report, the United States led the world in military spending with $640 billion in 2013 alone. China is the closest nation to follow the US at $188 billion — which is less than one-third of America's overall spending.<p>The U.S. reduced their defense budget by 7.8 percent whereas …

(U//FOUO) U.S. Army Commander's Guide to Biometrics in Afghanistan

Center for Army Lessons Learned Handbook<p>99 pages<br>• For Official Use Only<br>• April 2011• <b><br>8 MB</b><p>Biometrics capabilities on the tactical battlefield enable a wide …

Forensics

Turkey's HAVELSAN agree to assist Malaysia with electronic warfare

<b>ANKARA</b> — Turkish defense industry manufacturer HAVELSAN and Malaysian telecommunications company Impressive Communications signed an agreement on …

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Ankara, Washington agree on close contact over transatlantic deal

WASHINGTON<p>Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan (2R) and Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekçi (R) from Turkey and Commerce Ambassador Michael Froman (L) and …

South Asia

Vietnam anger rises over South China Sea | US & Canada

The war of words between China and Vietnam over disputed islands in the <b>South China Sea</b> has gained steam and, while never dormant, the heated rhetoric has become notably more direct.<p>As the 14th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit was in progress last weekend in Naypydaw, Myanmar's …

The New American Dilemma

Some 70 years ago, the Swedish social scientist Gunnar Myrdal published an incisive monograph on a searing question facing the United States -- he named it "An American Dilemma." Myrdal and his associates were addressing the country's massive contradictions on matters of racial inequality, and …

Income Inequality

The NSA is capturing nearly every phone call in Afghanistan, WikiLeaks claims

The US National Security Agency has been recording nearly every phone call made in Afghanistan, according to WikiLeaks. The recordings are being made as part of the same program that was reported earlier this week to be capturing nearly every call in the Bahamas, as well as phone records from …