World military spending reaches all-time high of $2.24 trillion

This does not bode well for the future. It is sad statement of the times. It is a sign of bad things to come.

World military spending reached an all-time high of $2.24 trillion in 2022, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine fuelled a sharp jump in military spending across Europe, according to a leading defence think tank.

Global spending rose for the eighth consecutive year, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said on Monday in its annual report on global military expenditure.

A good chunk of that is coming from the U.S. Not sure all that spending on the military has made us safer:

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