03 Jul '18, 8pm

NATO allies defend military spending amid Trump criticism

NATO allies defend military spending amid Trump criticism

Despite the political rhetoric from the Trump administration, the 2 percent figure does not concern spending on NATO and no one owes the alliance or any ally money. It is about the size of national defense budgets only. Other factors that nations take into consideration when looking at burden-sharing are the amount of money spent on new military equipment and contributions to NATO operations.

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2018/07/03/nato...

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