America is the world’s largest arms exporter. But where does all the weaponry we sell end up? Data scientist Will Geary put together a fascinating data visualization that shows where U.S. weapons exports went to between 1950 and 2017.
America is the world's largest weapons exporter. I was curious to see what this looks like over time, so I mapped the flows of arms transfers leaving the U.S. from 1950 to 2017. The data comes from @SIPRIorg 's Arms Transfers Database. Full video here: https://t.co/5h1I6B2Xlp pic.twitter.com/WlSW73ZbLT
— Will Geary (@wgeary) July 16, 2018