The Pentagon budget is equal to the next 10 countries in line. An American admiral remarked that we are in an arms race with ourselves.
I invite you to read this commentary:
It’s Time to End the Insanity of Colossal Military Spending and Reallocate Funds to Basic Economic and Social Needs
Imagine what could be achieved if just a portion of the money spent on military expenditures were pooled into a global fund, and redirected towards ending hunger and massively investing in public health systems.