defense spending

U.S. President Donald Trump raises his hands during a press conference after a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, July 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert
July 12, 2018 - 7:31 am
UPDATE: 9:32 a.m. By Jonathan LeMire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — In a chaotic 28 hours at NATO, President Donald Trump disparaged longtime allies, cast doubt on his commitment to the mutual-defense organization and sent the 29-member pact into frenzied emergency session. Then...
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A copy of a letter sent to the Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway by U.S. President Donald Trump demanding an increase in Norway's NATO spending is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
AP Photo/J. David Ake
July 03, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By Lorne Cook and Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies are pushing back against U.S. criticism that they are not spending enough on defense, as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure ahead of a summit next week. In the last few weeks before NATO's July 11-12 summit in...
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