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The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) reports that in 2012 the United States spent $711 billion on defense, or, 41% of the world's total defense expenditures. That's roughly five times the amount spent by China, and ten times the amount spent by Russia.
America has more than 700 overseas military bases (the Pentagon cannot provide an exact number); the Russians have 11, 10 of which are located in former Soviet republics; the Chinese, zero.