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Major US Military Bases1 Post-Gulf War: Camp Le Monier, forward staging base
Minor US Military Bases1 None
US Military Personnel Stationed 10/14/20001 None
US Military Personnel Stationed as of 2/27/031 1300-3300 troops; unmanned “Predator” drone planes, at least 800 special-operations troops, and as many as 2,000 marines.
Military Expenditures, 20012 $26.5 million
Military Expenditures as Percentage of GDP2 4.4%
US Military Arms Sales (Delivered) 1990-20013 $6.9 million

1 Source: www.GlobalSecurity.org
2 Source: CIA World Fact Book, www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/
3 Source: Federation of American Scientists, U.S. Arms Transfers Database, www.fas.org/asmp/profiles/sales_db.htm

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