“defense” Charts

US military budget exceeded the next top 8 countries »

Though defense spending in the US fell by 7.8% in 2013, it still amounted for 37% of the share's world…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 273
Score: 3

5 Cuts Congress Can Make Instead of Punishing the Unemployed »

Congress is about to make a million of the nation’s most unfortunate citizens a little more unfortunate by simply doing…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 385
Score: 2

U.S. Defense Spending Dwarfs Rest of the World »

The United States spends 58% of the total defense dollars paid out by the world's top 10 military powers, which…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 226
Score: 2

Defend us first? US Military's Role in the World »

Americans increasingly want the military to be concentrating on the defense of the country before the maintenance of world stability…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 231
Score: 1

Americans More Likely to Believe Terrorists Are Winning »

Polling data from this October indicates that Americans are more likely to think that the U.S. is losing the war…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 102
Score: 1

The Big Three: Spending On The Largest Federal Agencies »

As the government grows, so does its budget. The federal spending on the government's three largest agencies is certainly no…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 279
Score: 1

Where Does All the Money Go? »

In 2013, the major entitlement programs—Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and other health care—consumed 49% of all federal spending. By comparison,…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 278
Score: 1

Younger Americans Have Confidence in the Military's Strength »

Americans aged 18 - 49 are more confident in the relative power of the armed forces than are their elders.…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 136

Americans Are Starting to Doubt Our Military Power »

Americans of all ideological dispositions are increasingly worried that the United States is not spending enough on its defense. Over…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 119

Do Americans Actually Want to Reduce Government Spending? »

70% of Americans feel it is essential that the federal budget deficit be reduced-- with 73% believing this should be…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 118

Trends in military compensation »

Military compensation per active duty service member rose by 42 percent between 2001-2012, though the active duty force grew by…

by: AEI
views: 114

U.S. Allies Need to Step Up Their Own Defense »

American taxpayers have been subsidizing the defense of European allies for too long. And they have reacted as one would…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 628

Public Mostly Sure Afghanistan Mission is a Failure »

After a decade of war with Afghanistan, most Americans believe little has been accomplished, or are alienated from the matter…

Jillian Schweizer
by: Jillian Schweizer
views: 121

Rapid cost escalation of military medical care »

The Defense Department’s total medical costs have more than doubled, from $19 billion in fiscal year 2001 to $48.7 billion…

by: AEI
views: 304

Top Military Expenditures: Where Does Egypt Stand? »

These five nations represent the nations with the highest percentage of GDP spent on defense programs. They happen to all…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 126

Federal Budget Allocation Over the Years »

There has been a significant increase in the percentage of the federal budget spent on Healthcare in the last three…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 174