Number of Active Duty US Military Personnel in Foreign Countries: 250,000
Number of Countries They Are In: 140
Number of US Military Bases in Foreign Countries: 30-50, depending on your source
Number of Other Countries' Military Bases in the US: 0
US Military Budget: $396.1 billion
Military Budget of Russia (next largest): $60 billion
Military Budget of Iraq: $1.4 billion
Military Budget of the Syracuse Peace Council: $0
Total Budget of the Syracuse Peace Council: $48,000
Figures are rounded.
Sources: Dept of Defense; Christian Science Monitor; Global Security; Monthly Review; www.globemaster.de; Center for Defense Information. Most figures are for 2001, the latest year available.