America’s Defense BudgetWhy America’s Defense Budget Is Bigger Than You Think – It is common knowledge that the United States military has a budget which dwarfs those of other countries. In fact, the American military receives more funds larger than the next seven or eight nations combined, depending on how military spending is quantified. However, the US military is certainly not larger in size than the next eight militaries combined. In fact, it employs fewer people than the Chinese military despite receiving about three times more funds. And India, whose military budget is a small fraction of the United States, has almost as many troops. Why does the American military consume such a sum of money when it isn’t even the largest in the world? Here are a few of the reasons why.
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