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Revolution 6


During WWI, civilians made up fewer than ____ of all casualties. Today, _____ or more of those killed or wounded in wars are non-combatants. 5 percent; 75 percent
How many people are killed every year in wars and armed conflicts? 60-900,000 people
Since 1990, negotiations have produced settlements to end how many conflicts around the world? 59
Military victories have ended how many conflicts in the past 17 years? 27
This is the first period in recorded history where what occurred? More conflicts have ended in negotiation than in violence
How many of the world's 34 poorest countries are engaged in or emerging from armed conflict? 22
The Inter-American Development Bank has estimated the cost of armed violence in Latin America was equivalent to what percent of the regional GDP in the 1990s? 14%
What is the largest single cause of world hunger? Armed conflicts
Conflicts were the main cause of what percent of the food emergencies occurring from 1992 to 2003? 35%
Approximately how many terrorist attacks occurred worldwide in 2006? How many deaths did this cause? 14,000; 20,000
More than 30 suicide bombings since 2000 have been carried out by who? Children
Multiple juvenile al-Qaeda terrorists have been detained at the U.S. military prison on Guantanamo Bay in the special facility called what? Camp Iguana
Who shot the first U.S. soldier killed from hostile fire in Afghanistan? A 14-year-old sniper
Who accounts for almost half of the world's total arms production? The United States
what two countries account for 10% of the worlds total arms production each? France and the United Kingdom
What three countries account for 4% of the worlds total arms production each? Germany, Russia, and Japan
In June 2004, the U.S. Department of Energy announced what? Almost half of the warheads in the U.S. stockpile would be retired by 2012
The current U.S. warhead stockpile is what and is estimated to be reduced to what by 2012? 10,350; 6,000
In 1997, who began shipping nuclear supplies, including drawings, sketches, technical data, and depleted uranium hexafluoride, to whom? A.Q. Khan; North Korea
The 2005 US military budget was what? Which was how many times as large as the combined spending of the seven "rogue" states (Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan and Syria) that spent how much? 420.7 billion; 29 times; 14.4 billion
The 2005 Chinese military budget was approximately what? $25 billion
How many countries or groups are there developing information warfare systems? 120
How many hacker-oriented sites are there? 30,000
What will constitute a major threat in the future? Cyber-Warfare
Only 4 kilograms of plutonium are needed to make what? A bomb
Created by: CSIBones