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HARPER'S INDEX

Average pension provided by a private U.S. company last year, expressed as a portion of the average military pension: 1/2 .

Amount the federal government spent each day last year on "intelligence": $79,000,000.

Pentagon spending last year on unnecessary items due to inventory errors, according to the GAO: $40,000,000,000.

Amount President Clinton has proposed cutting from the budget of the CIA: 0.

Percentage of U.S. spies in East Germany since 1948 who proved to be double agents, according to the CIA: 100.

Number of FBI foreign counterintelligence agents reassigned to U.S. violent-crime investigations last year: 250.

Tons of instruction manuals carried aboard each U.S. Navy cruiser: 37.

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