Monday, September 25, 2017

US Provides Military Assistance to 73 Percent of World's Dictatorships

According to Freedom House's rating system of political rights around the world, there were 49 nations in the world, as of 2015, that can be fairly categorized as "dictatorships." As of fiscal year 2015, the last year for which we have publicly available data, the federal government of the United States had been providing military assistance to 36 of them, courtesy of your tax dollars. The United States currently supports over 73 percent of the world's dictatorships!

To read Rich Whitney's article on the subject, click here.
US Support for the World’s Dictatorships, Fiscal Year 20152017 0923 Whitney chart 2

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