• Instead of military expenditure, they are pouring their resources into education, innovation and embracing their bio-diversity.

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  • However, the senator added that the aid is tied to cuts in military expenditure.

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  • Twenty years ago Salt Lake was an isolated town, dependent largely on mining and military expenditure.

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  • "China's military expenditure is very, very small compared to the military expenditure of the United States, " he said.

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  • State news agency Xinhua said unless the US cut its "gigantic military expenditure and bloated welfare costs", another downgrade would be inevitable.

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  • He also worries that military expenditure may have been cut too far.

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  • The data only go back to 1955 but I am betting the real burden in 1990s was on par with the burden right after World War II, when the US government also ran a surplus on the back of high taxes and declining military expenditure.

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  • Furthermore, lest anyone simplistically respond that Africans just emerging from conflicts need peacebuilding, not the accoutrements of armed security, it is worth recalling that acclaimed development economist Paul Collier and his colleague Anke Hoeffler found in their study on Military Expenditure in Post-Conflict Society that in the first five years after a peace agreement a given country's estimated risk of renewed conflict is about 44 percent.

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  • The country has a bloated expenditure on the military and small spending on education so that it lags even behind impoverished neighbours like Bangladesh in many spheres.

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  • Such an expenditure cannot be justified as long as the North Korean military is using large quantities of fuel oil -- some of which has, in the past, reportedly been diverted from provided supplies -- to conduct massive, offensively oriented training exercises or other actions that threaten to put at risk American or allied forces in and the civilian population of South Korea.

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