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2005

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  1. -06-07-05 World Military Spending Tops $1 Trillion (USA Today)
      "Global military spending in 2004 broke the $1 trillion barrier for the first time since the Cold War, boosted by the U.S. war against terror and the growing defense budgets of India and China, a European think tank said Tuesday."

      "Led by the United States, which accounted for almost half of all military expenditure, the world spent $1.035 trillion on defense, equal to 2.6% of global gross domestic product, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said." 6-05

  2. -09-24-05 Anti-War Marchers Estimated at 100,000 (USA today)
      "Three days of anti-war activities, including the largest such protest here since the war in Iraq began in March 2003, are scheduled to end today with what organizers hope will be peaceful arrests at the White House gates." 9-05

  3. -09-24-05 Anti-War Marchers Flood D.C. (Bloomberg.com)
      "Tens of thousands of anti-war protesters streamed through Washington's streets and past the White House, demanding the immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq." 9-05

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