Tag Archives: World military spending

CCPA report: Canadian military spending highest since WW2

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has published a new report on Canada’s military spending. Canadian Military Spending 2010-11, written by Ceasefire.ca editor Bill Robinson, shows that Canadian military spending is higher now than it has been at any other time since the end of the Second World War. According to the study, Canada will […]

U.S. and global military spending

The U.S. military budget comprises over 44 percent of the entire world’s military spending, reports the Washington-based Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation (Laicie Olson, “U.S. vs. Global Defense Spending,” 21 May 2010). The Center calculates that worldwide military spending totalled US$1.57 trillion in 2008, the latest year for which global numbers are available, and […]