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Old November 10th, 2016, 07:54 PM
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Potion Re: British Army Orbat C.2020-25

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Originally Posted by Aeraaa View Post
Shahadi are you sure about that graph? Because IIRC only USA, Greece, UK, Estonia and Poland are crossing the 2% threshold among NATO countries.

See this pdf: http://www.nato.int/nato_static_fl20...pr2016-116.pdf
An interesting set of data from NATO. I am sure the graph is from a reputable source: Forbes. However, in general the graphs from NATO are expressed in 2010 currencies and exchange rates, where the Forbes data is 2014 expenditures expressed as a percentage of GDP in 2014.

Really. Greece, Estonia and Poland spend above 2% GDP in 2014?

That's my gut take on the two sets of graphs without digging into this any further.

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