The United States of Arms from Will Geary on Vimeo.
U.S. weapons exports from 1950 to 2017. Data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s Arms Transfers Database. Units are expressed in trend indicator values (TIV). Each dot on the map = one TIV. Visualization by Will Geary.
But why no Laos.
Between 1964 and 1973, the USA dropped more than 2 million tons of bombs on Laos, but it is not shown in the left-hand meter.
It doesn’t pertain bombs dropped, solely recipients of exports.