“military” Charts

Hoping for Peacekeeping, Addicted to Warmaking »

The UN has seen a substantial leap in its budget in just the last decade, jumping from $1.5 billion in…

Worldwatch Institute
by: Worldwatch Institute
views: 303
Score: 11

How Do Americans Feel About the Bergdahl Exchange? »

Pew Research Center and USA TODAY found that while this specific prisoner exchange is viewed negatively, most think the U.S.…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 114
Score: 4

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: 168
Score: 3

America: Our Shifting Priorities »

For the first time since 2013, Americans' focus has shifted away from the economy as the United States' top priority.…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 154
Score: 2

Putting America's Military Spending Into Perspective »

Each year, the United States spends about 700 billion dollars on military expenses, a number that rivals the total military…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 132
Score: 2

How To Deal With ISIS, According To Americans »

The vast majority of Americans agree that action must be taken against ISIS. While simply providing humanitarian support to refugees…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 232
Score: 2

Does America Want Atheists in Its Military? »

The resounding answer is yes. Only 7% believe that atheists should be prohibited from joining the military, while 17% remain…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 125
Score: 2

Americans: After Costly Interventions, No More Bill-Footing »

A comfortable majority of Americans take a more realist perspective concerning national security: we should only get involved militarily if…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 201
Score: 2

Americans Believe Vets Have Worse Healthcare than Detainees »

A poll released by FOX News shows half of Americans believe Guantanamo Bay Detainees receive better healthcare than U.S. veterans.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 64
Score: 2

Deadliest War in US History: Civil War »

Throughout US history, the Civil War has been the deadliest major conflict. It represents over 50 percent of US military…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 186
Score: 2

Contribution to UN Mission, Personnel (March 2014) »

This chart shows the nationalities of the makeup of the UN Armed Forces. The largest contributors may surprise you when…

A.S.
by: A.S.
views: 54
Score: 2

The Costs of Our Overseas Military Presence »

Americans have long been frustrated by inequitable burden sharing, with many of our wealthy allies spending a fraction of what…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 580
Score: 2

Less Than 12% of U.S. Military Sexual Assaults Get Reported »

Military court prosecutes 18% of reported sexual assaults, which ultimately means that the court prosecutes 2% of all military sexual…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 140
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: 165
Score: 2

Child Abuse in Army Families Skyrockets 30% in Last Year »

While the high rate of rape in the US military has recently garnered intense public attention, other epidemics such as…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 45
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: 161
Score: 1

US Supports Combat Roles for Women, Vets Slightly Less »

Veterans and military families are less likely to support close combat roles for women in the US military in comparison…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 75
Score: 1

America Warming Up to Women in the Military »

Those believing women in the military is a good thing outnumber those believing the opposite by 3 to 1. As…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 68
Score: 1

ISIS: Only a Common Enemy Could Bring Us Together »

Military intervention against ISIS is drawing a great deal of bipartisan support. In the past such national camaraderie led to…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 166
Score: 1

Discretionary Spending 2015: $1.15 Trillion »

This is how President Obama proposes allocating $1.16 trillion in discretionary spending in fiscal year 2015. Discretionary spending, which accounts…

Nat'l Priorities Project
by: Nat'l Priorities Project
views: 482
Score: 1

The Role Of Women In The Military »

Women have frequently proven that they can handle themselves in military combat roles, but does that mean that the general…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 35

Who Is Bowe Bergdahl? »

Without a doubt, Bowe Bergdahl has been a figure of controversy since he disappeared from his stationed military base in…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 85

The Cost Of Air Superiority »

Maintaining military superiority in the air is an expensive task, requiring the most advanced, and sophisticated military aircraft. Topping the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 107

The American Public Wants To Drone On »

Despite the ambiguous morality and the potential collateral damage, the majority of Americans stand firmly behind the US's use of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 71

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.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 70

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…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 58

Women in the Military (2013) »

In all branches of the military, women still make up less than twenty percent of the forces.

kendramayer2017
by: kendramayer2017
views: 45

The Commander-In-Chief Lacks Military Support »

President Obama may be the leader of America's armed forces, but that doesn't mean that he is particularly popular among…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 31

For These Countries, #Jihad-ism Is a Real Threat »

In these five countries in the past month alone, jihadist attacks have been the cause of over 4,400 deaths. Some…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 258

Which Institutions Receive Most Support in Emerging Nations? »

The military receives the most support from the populations of emerging and developing countries, followed closely by the media and…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 26

Vets Nearly Twice as Likely to Oppose Gays Serving Openly »

In comparison to the whole of the US population, veterans and military families are much less likely to support gays…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 56

Trading Military Service For Citizenship »

While the majority of Americans believe that illegal immigrants that serve in the military should be provided a special path…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 45

Americans Torn on Allowing Illegal Immigrants in the Army »

Americans are uncertain as to whether or not illegal immigrants should be allowed to serve in the military. A plurality…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 12

World Hunger in Perspective »

The UN places the cost to eliminate world hunger at $30 billion a year. In comparison, the US spends more…

Alec H.
by: Alec H.
views: 57

What Does It Cost The U.S. To Make A Bomb? »

With the United States expanding its airstrikes against ISIS, just how much is the country paying per bomb? Cheaper than…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 72

How Do We Perceive Our Military Interventions? »

President Obama recently announced that the US military will engage ISIS in Iraq and Syria. While public support for the…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 64
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