U.S. Military Spending on the Rise Again
Military Spending USA
The Infographic furthermore shows the contrast between Obama’s first presidential term with largely increasing military costs and his second term, which for the most part is characterized by expense reduction. Meanwhile the Trump administration plans to spend 54 billion dollars more on the military next year; in part funded by cuts in education, science and environment. This translates into another 9 percent rise from the current amount.
This Infographic shows the military expenditure of the USA and YOY changes from 2007 to 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars)