Trump Effect? NATO Allies Increase Defense Spending By 4.3 Percent

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NATO estimates Canada and European allies will increase defense spending by 4.3 percent in 2017, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Wednesday. The alliance has seen a cumulative increase of $46 billion since 2014, when the 2 percent of gross domestic product target was agreed upon. “To keep our nations safe, we need to keep working to increase […]

Donald Trump: NATO countries are “stepping up payments”

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Trump took to earlier today to praise the work he has done with NATO. Many NATO countries have agreed to step up payments considerably, as they should. Money is beginning to pour in- NATO will be much stronger. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 27, 2017 This comes after Trump attacked NATO members for not […]