Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.


Major US Military Bases1 None
Minor US Military Bases1 Pre-Gulf War: El Gorah, N. Sinai; Sharm El Sheikh, S. Sinai; Port Said; Port of Suez

Post-Gulf War: None

US Military Personnel Stationed 10/14/20001 About 800 Army and Air Force personnel and about 12 planes.
US Military Personnel Stationed as of 2/27/031 About 800 Army and Air Force personnel and about 12 planes.
Military Expenditures, 20002 $4.04 billion
Military Expenditures as Percentage of GDP2 4.4%
US Arms Sales (Delivered) 1990-2001 $10.8 billion

1 Source: www.GlobalSecurity.org
2 Source: CIA World Fact Book, www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/
3 Source: Federation of American Scientists, U.S. Arms Transfers Database, www.fas.org/asmp/profiles/sales_db.htm

We Recommend

Latest

Sign up for our free newsletter

Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily to have our top stories delivered directly to your inbox.

Get our award-winning magazine

Save big on a full year of investigations, ideas, and insights.

Subscribe

Support our journalism

Help Mother Jones' reporters dig deep with a tax-deductible donation.

Donate