What’s New April 2004
This page lists changes to this site for April 2004.
See below for other updates and to get notified of changes to the site.
More information about inequality around the world has been added
As well as a few updated figures, this update includes a look at some additional effects of inequality. Inequality is an important issue in poverty-related concerns, because even in rich countries it can lead to social instability.
U.S. and world military spending numbers have been updated
Updates include graphs reflecting the U.S. and world military spending in more recent years. The U.S. has requested some $420 billion for 2005 for military spending. The next country, China, spends around $51 billion.
The section on Chechnya has been updated
Updates include more historical background and context, as well as a few notes about more recent events.
Intelligence quality for waging war on Iraq is once again being questioned
Colin Powell admits that some evidence he presented to the United Nations may not be as solid as he thought, though this was known soon after he presented it. A small update to the Iraq section has been added regarding this.
Some additional articles on the
war on terror have been re-posted
The articles include one on the Guantanamo Bay prisoners, and a couple on the 9-11 investigation.
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