Originally published on Mon September 24, 2012 1:05 pm
The U.S. military announced that nine servicemen who were involved in two incidents of misconduct were given administrative punishments for their actions.
The United States was the biggest provider of weapons to other countries, last year. In terms of how much money it moved, it tripled its 2010 purchases and moved $66.3 billion worth of arms.
According to a Congressional Research Service report (pdf), that is the biggest amount in the history of the United States and most of it comes from sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia.
Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 1:24 pm