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  • 13 African Countries With The Strongest Militaries

    The South African army is among the strongest militaries in Africa South African army Photo: weeklytimesofindia.com By Peter Pedroncelli, 10:14 am AFKI Original

    Africa is home to some of the strongest militaries in the world, with one North African country in particular featuring in the top 10 of the global list. Global Firepower produces an annual military ranking that takes into account 50 factors to determine a list of the most powerful armies in the world from a selection of 133 countries. Here are the 13 African countries with the strongest militaries.

  • 10 Countries That Spend The Most On Defense

    By Keren Mikva, 1:00 pm

    Ranked No. 6 for defense spending, Saudi Arabia has armed forces totaling more than 200,000 active duty personnel, easily making it the largest force in the Middle East. Additionally, it has a high-tech arsenal that has made it one of the world’s most densely armed nations. Saudi Arabia has bought billions of dollars of equipment from the West, primarily from the U.S. and the U.K.

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