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Trump makes demands on military spending or "I"ll do my own thing," WSJ says

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 12th, 2018

NATO Gathers for Emergency Session Amid U.S. Demands

NATO ordered an emergency session after President Trump delivered heated remarks in which he warned if allies didn’t immediately meet the 2% military-spending target “I’ll do my own thing,” diplomats said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Trump on shutting down the government: "Rush Limbaugh says it’s the greatest thing you can do"

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Trump expressed openness to a government shutdown on Friday, again reversing his stance on whether funding for a US-Mexico border wall must be in the must pass spending bill a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 7th, 2018

Japan to Spend Billions on U.S. Missile-Defense System

Japan is set to pay $2.1 billion for a new U.S. missile-defense system, one of its largest military acquisitions, as pressure from President Trump accelerates Tokyo’s spending on American military hardware......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 31st, 2018

Trump went soft on China at the last minute before signing the defense spending bill

AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump signed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday that authorizes military spending and includes watered-down controls on US governme.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2018

Trump Signs Defense Bill to Boost Military, Target China

President Trump signed into law Monday a defense-spending bill that received widespread bipartisan backing for its efforts to counter Chinese aggression and support U.S. military servicemen and women......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 14th, 2018

Global Military Spending Is At Record Levels and Rising

President trump has made a habit of berating America’s NATO allies for not spending enough on defense. But while Trump and his.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 26th, 2018

Trump Commits to NATO, Pushes Allies on Spending

President Trump affirmed the U.S.’s “very strong” commitment to NATO after the summit descended into chaos as the secretary-general called an emergency session to address the president’s spending demands......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Trump Backs NATO Commitment After Tense Meetings

President Trump affirmed the U.S.’s “very strong” commitment to NATO after the summit descended into chaos as the secretary-general called an emergency session to address the president’s spending demands......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Trump urges NATO members to double its military spending to 4% of their GDP

REUTERS/Reinhard Krause Trump chided NATO members for failing to reach a target of spending 2% of national income on defense.  Trump said he would prefer a goal of 4%, similar to US l.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

Trump Urges NATO to Double Military-Spending Target to 4% of GDP

President Donald Trump pressured allies at the NATO summit Wednesday to double the defense spending target to 4% of gross domestic product, while bashing Germany for its military spending and support for a major gas deal with Russia......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump pushes Germany, NATO allies to jack up defense spending in tense meeting

President Donald Trump pressured allies at the NATO summit Wednesday to double the defense spending target to 4% of gross domestic product, while bashing Germany for its military spending and support for a major gas deal with Russia......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Trump Urges NATO to Double Military Spending Target to 4% of GDP

President Donald Trump pressured allies at the NATO summit Wednesday to double the defense spending target to 4% of gross domestic product, while bashing Germany for its military spending and support for a major gas deal with Russia......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

Trump Urges NATO Members to Double Military Spending to 4% of GDP

President Donald Trump pressured allies at the NATO summit Wednesday to double the defense spending target to 4% of gross domestic product, while bashing Germany for its military spending and support for a major gas deal with Russia......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

Trump Pressures NATO Allies Ahead of Summit

President Donald Trump leveled fresh criticism against allies over their military spending as he headed off on seven-day tour through Europe that begins with a NATO gathering and ends with a summit with President Vladimir Putin......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJul 10th, 2018

Trump Leaves for NATO Gathering With European Allies on Edge

President Donald Trump is beginning a seven-day tour through Europe that will start with him confronting NATO allies over military spending and end with a summit with President Vladimir Putin......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 10th, 2018

Trump has NATO nervous as Putin meeting, spending demands loom over coming summit

Reuters/Christine Hartmann President Donald Trump's four-nation European tour has allies fretting over the risk of damage he.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2018

U.S. Demands for More NATO Spending Annoy Russia

President Donald Trump has expressed views favorable to the Kremlin often but when it comes to NATO spending, Moscow disagrees......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 5th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump rattles NATO allies ahead of summit

U.S. and allied officials are working hard to choreograph a NATO meeting next week that would be a tableau of unity, and show that the 29-member alliance is fighting terrorism, standing up to Russia and working closely to boost military spending......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2018

Trump Will Not "Make America Great Again" By Spending More on Defense, China Military Says

A Chinese military report said "the U.S. armed forces have failed to live up to Trump’s expectations" due to "scandals like ship collisions, drug abuses, and rapes.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 21st, 2018

Robert Reich: Trump Increased Military Spending By Over $200 Billion. Here"s How That Money Could Be Spent | Opinion

Even if the Pentagon budget were cut in half, the United States would still outspend China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea combined......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 19th, 2018