$SPY HMMMMM Image result for us debt to united kingdom The rest of the $22 trillion national debt is owned by either the American people or by the U.S. government itself. China has the greatest amount of U.S. debt held by a foreign country. Japan comes second at $1.10 trillion. It's followed the United Kingdom at $332 billion, Brazil at $306 and Ireland at $271 billion ARE WE BROKE