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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

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

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 claims a victory on NATO defense spending

U.S. President Donald Trump hailed a personal victory at a NATO summit on Thursday, saying allies had sharply increased defense spending commitments after he provoked a crisis session with a tirade at European leaders. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

Macron, Merkel, Conte Deny Trump"s NATO Spending Claims

Earlier today, during an impromptu, surprise press conference at the conclusion to the NATO summit, president Trump said that the allies achieved "tremendous progress today", and claimed th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2018

Trump Claims "Tremendous" Progress, Says NATO Allies Agreed To Increase Spending After Emergency Meeting

Trump Claims "Tremendous" Progress, Says NATO Allies Agreed To Increase Spending After Emergency Meeting.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2018

Trump: NATO allies commit to raising defense spending, CNBC reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 12th, 2018

Trump Says NATO Allies Agreed To Increase Defense Spending After Crisis Meeting

Update: Headlines are rol.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 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

President Trump: NATO Allies Should 2X Defense Spending Targets

President Trump: NATO Allies Should 2X Defense Spending Targets President Donald Trump has proposed 2X’ing the 2% defense spending targets for the NATO alliance. His suggestion was informal and made in a closed-door sessio.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 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 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 Blasts Germany, NATO Allies at Summit

The NATO summit opened to an acrimonious start as President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchanged barbs over Berlin’s defense spending and support for a major gas deal with Russia......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 11th, 2018

What Is NATO and How Is It Funded?

Trump has criticised allies for failing to meet their NATO spending commitments......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 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

The Trump Impact: NATO Allies are Hiking Defense Spending

The Trump Impact: NATO Allies are Hiking Defense Spending Sunday, US NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison praised President Donald Trump for “making an impact,” and is the 1st in 3 administrations to g.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 9th, 2018

Summit Looms for a Strained NATO Alliance

European leaders brace for a tense meeting this week with a U.S. president who is imposing tariffs and chiding the allies for not spending more on their own defense. Trump advisers say the president is just trying to rebalance the relationship......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 8th, 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