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    Gotta love the blogs!

    http://www.rightreason.org/2004/10/what-other-countries-senator.html

     
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    The GDP information (there is more than one way to calculate GDP) in this article is not correct; especially the Chinese reference.

    http://www.worldbank.org/data/databytopic/GDP.pdf


    Total GDP 2003 (millions of US dollars)

    Ranking
    1 United States 10,881,609
    2 Japan 4,326,444
    3 Germany 2,400,655
    4 United Kingdom 1,794,858
    5 France 1,747,973
    6 Italy 1,465,895
    7 China 1,409,852
    8 Spain 836,100
    9 Canada 834,390
    10 Mexico 626,080
    11 Korea, Rep. 605,331
    12 India 598,966
    13 Australia 518,382
    14 Netherlands 511,556
    15 Brazil 492,338
    16 Russian Federation 433,491
    17 Switzerland 309,465
    18 Belgium 302,217
    19 Sweden 300,795
    20 Austria 251,456
    21 Turkey 237,972
    22 Norway 221,579
    23 Denmark 212,404
    24 Poland 209,563
    25 Indonesia 208,311
    26 Saudi Arabia 188,479
    27 Greece 173,045
    28 Finland 161,549
    29 South Africa 159,886
    30 Hong Kong, China 158,596

    World Development Indicators database, World Bank, September 2004
     
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    Sounds fine with me, run the same with your numbers?
     
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    The calculations in the article would have different results. Nevertheless the point of the article is valid.
     
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    That is what I thought, though my math skills always leave me wondering...
     
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    Any infromation on total military assests other countries have? Countries that Senator Kerry believes he can romance into a "grand diversion", do those countries even have military assest that they can put into Iraq? And if so will his 90 percent even change?
     
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    Couldn't find anything from government, other than WMD holdings. I did find this: http://homepage.eircom.net/~steven/armedforces.htm

    which is well organized, but who knows how accurate?
     

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