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Got distracted and forgot that "upcoming reference", meanwhile, rather than start another thread, depositing this here for now. It's a reverse ranking based on total expenditures (US $ equivalent) and not on a %GDP or per capita basis, so will be obvious whom is number one, but some on the list are rather interesting;
The world's most expensive armed forces

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/money...Bnb7Kz#image=1
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Decline of the West: These countries will rule the world in 2050

Wonder which major industrialized countries will be richer or poorer 33 years from now? Accountancy firm PwC has just released a report outlining growth forecasts to 2050 for 32 of the largest economies in the world. We count down where it says these countries will be in 2050 from 32 to 1 based on GDP at Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), which allows for a more accurate measure of what countries will be producing.
Click ahead to see the world's future powerhouse economies.

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