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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

China Moves Up the Weapons Spending Ladder

"China has overtaken Japan to become the biggest military spender in Asia -- and the fourth biggest in the world -- according to a new report on global arms spending.

China chalked up almost $50 billion in military expenditures in 2006, according to the Sweden-based Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri). The top five countries were the United States ($528.7bn), Britain ($59.2bn), France ($53.1bn), China ($49.5bn) and Japan ($43.7bn)."

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