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Unformatted text preview: 2010 The World’s Nuclear Powers 2010 2010 Armaments Country $ Bil $ % $ Bil Rank Spending ($ b.) % World World Share (%) % GDP % of GDP, 2010 Rank Country — World Total 1630 100 — 1 United States 698.0 42.8 4.8 2 China 119.0a 7.3a 2.1 3 United Kingdom 59.6 3.7 2.3 4 France 59.3 3.6 2.7 5 Russia 58.7a 3.6a 4.0 6 Japan 54.5 3.3 1.0 7 Germany 45.2 2.8 1.3 8 Saudi Arabia 45.2 2.8 10.4 9 India 41.3 2.5 2.7 10 Italy 36.0 1.8 1.7 US Dominance in Military Power US Dominance in Military Power • Command­Control­Communications • Logistics ‘lift’ • Satellite capabilities • Precision­ guided munitions (PGMs) Force Projection Capabilities Force Projection Capabilities “Soft Power” • Attractiveness of a state’s institutions, culture, markets, ideas • Cannot be ‘aggregated’ by several states • Influence and utility hard to measure National Wealth Matters National Wealth Matters •Resources for defense •Satisfaction of citizens/subjects •But, objects of envy Hard Power Hard Power •...
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