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Globe Report on Allied Contributions
to the Common Defense

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Report to Congress
by the SECDEF

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March 1998

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Introduction

Chapter I
Executive Summary
U. S. Responsibility Sharing Policy
Summary Assessment
Conclusion

Chapter II
Regional Overview and Contributions of Key Allies
NATO Allies
Pacific Allies
Gulf Cooperation Council

Chapter III
Assessment of Country Contributions
Defense Spending
Multinational Military Activities
Military Personnel
Military Forces
Cost Sharing
Foreign Assistance
Conclusion

Annex
Data Notes and Country Summaries
Data Notes
Country Summaries

Vertical Line Country Summaries Header NATO Allies
Belgium Netherlands
Canada Norway
Denmark Portugal
France Spain
Germany Turkey
Greece United Kingdom
Italy United States
Luxembourg

Pacific Allies Header
Japan Republic of Korea

Gulf Cooperation Council
Gulf Cooperation Council
Bahrain Qatar
Kuwait Saudi Arabia
Oman United Arab Emirates

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Statistical Appendix
Introduction
A. Selected Indicators
B. Additional Statistics
C. Bilateral Cost Sharing
Data Notes

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