Militarism in Poor Countries
(see also War Profiteering & Arms Trade)
Report: Military Spending Tops $1 Trillion Last Year. Mattias Karen, AP (6/7/05). World-wide. US accounts for about half of total, spends far more per capita ($1,453) than any other country, according to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Kaldor, Mary. "The world economy & militarization," Alternatives 12 (may, 1987).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Black, Jan Knippers. Sentinels of Empire: The US & Latin American Militarism (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1986).
Clapham, Christopher & George Philip (eds.) The Political Dilemmas of Military Regimes (London: Croom Helm, 1985).
Clark, Wesley R. Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism and the American Empire (NY: PublicAffairs, 2003).
Horowitz, Irving L. Beyond Empire
& Revolution: Militarization & Consolidation in the Third World
Janowitz, Morris. The Military in the Political Development of New Nations (Chicago, 1964).
Rice, Edward E. Wars of the Third Kind. Conflict in Underdeveloped Countries (Berkeley, 1990).
Tirman, John. Spoils of War: The Human Cost of Americas Arms Trade (Glencoe IL, 1998).