Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tag: US Drove Last Year’s Over $1.9 Trillion in Global Military Spending

US Drove Last Year’s Over $1.9 Trillion in Global Military Spending

by Jessica Corbett, Consortium News:

Critics said the new data, coming in the middle of the pandemic, highlighted the need to prioritize real human needs, Jessica Corbett reports. 

A new analysis on Monday showing that the world’s military spending surpassed $1.9 trillion last year, once again led by the United States under President Donald Trump, provoked demands that governments across the globe prioritize peace and the health of people as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the planet.