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Global Nuclear Spending Surged to $91 Billion in 2023 with U.S. Leading the Charge

HeadlineJun 17, 2024

The United States is driving a global surge in spending on nuclear weapons. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons reports global spending on nukes jumped 13% to over $91 billion last year. The United States spent over $51 billion modernizing its nuclear arsenal — that’s more money than all of the other nuclear nations spent last year combined.

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