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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2012

SIPRI Yearbook 2012

III. The United States’ military spending and the 2011 budget crisis

Chapter:
4. Military expenditure
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2012
Author(s):
Sam Perlo-Freeman, Carina Solmirano, Elisabeth Sköns, Olawale Ismail, Noel Kelly, Olawale Ismail, Helen Wilandh

The United States’ budget deficit has soared since the global financial crisis in 2008, and the resulting political crisis over how to deal with it had a significant impact on the US debate on military spending in 2011. After a decade of sharp rises in military spending, the debate, particularly in the US Congress, shifted to cuts in military spending. In late July 2011 agreement was reached on legislation to reduce public spending over the next 10 years, which will also have an impact on future US military spending (unless the legislation is repealed in subsequent years).

Citation (MLA):
Perlo-Freeman, Sam, Carina Solmirano, Elisabeth Sköns, Olawale Ismail, Noel Kelly, Olawale Ismail, and Helen Wilandh. "4. Military expenditure." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 18 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199650583/sipri-9780199650583-div1-24.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Perlo-Freeman, S., Solmirano, C., Sköns, E., Ismail, O., Kelly, N., Ismail, O., & Wilandh, H. (2016). 4. Military expenditure. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2012: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199650583/sipri-9780199650583-div1-24.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Perlo-Freeman, Sam, Carina Solmirano, Elisabeth Sköns, Olawale Ismail, Noel Kelly, Olawale Ismail, and Helen Wilandh. "4. Military expenditure." In SIPRI Yearbook 2012: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199650583/sipri-9780199650583-div1-24.xml
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