Secret side of military spending [infographic]
The United States military budget rose for 11 consecutive years, going from $354 billion in 2001 to $721 billion in 2011. That’s an increase of 104%. While 2012’s proposed budget signals the first decline in military spending in over a decade, it is a drop in the bucket and if the past is any indication, actual spending will surpass the budget and once again take us into record territory.
The dish on the military.Posted by Infographics Monster