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Mapping military money & deaths

from the Daily Mail

 Military Spending

Aa the world’s biggest military spender in 2002, the U.S. appears hugely bloated in this map, taking up 45 per cent of the world’s land mass. It spent $353 billion on arms, out of a world total of $789 billion.

While America spent the money, it reaped hardly any of the consequences – the U.S. shrinks to almost nothing in the map of war deaths on the right…

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War and death

In 2002, there were an estimated 172,000 war deaths worldwide, across 80 territories. The Democratic Republic of Congo (dark red) bore the brunt – 26 per cent – of the total figure.

Nine territories accounted for 70 per cent of all deaths. Burundi had the highest death rate owing to war at 1.2 people per thousand of the population.

 Thanks to Paulitics: Paul’s Socialist Investigations for the heads up on these maps

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