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Thursday, September 25
U.S. Remains Leader in Global Arms Sales, Report Says (also here)
Americans supplied 45.5 percent (13.3 bill dollars) of all conventional arms sold last year, and 48.6 percent (8.6 bill) of those sold to developing nations. Russia sold 5 bill and France 1 bill. Total arms sales, however, dropped for the second straight year.