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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 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 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 Suggests NATO Members Increase Defense Spending

Only eight nations are on track to reach the current 2% goal this year. President Trump suggested NATO countries double their defense spending goal to 4% of GDP Wednesday, just hours after harshly criticizing Germany for.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 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

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 reportedly told NATO leaders to boost defense spending to 4% of GDP

President Donald Trump told NATO leaders that they should double their defense spending from the current target by 2024 of 2% of GDP to 4%, according .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 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

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

U.S. Allies Boost Defense Spending, NATO Says

U. S. military allies have increased their defense spending by 3.82% over the past year, since President Donald Trump called for more contributions, according to figures released by NATO......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 7th, 2018

Amid NATO tensions, Trump says he"s ready to help some NATO members buy US-made weapons

Thomson ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was ready to help smaller NATO countries to buy US weapons as he pushed them to spend more on their own defense. Speaking a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2018

Is President Trump Right About US Defence Spending?

While at the NATO summit this week in Brussels, President Donald Trump has drawn attention to US defense spending, fulfilling a ke.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 12th, 2018

Intraday Update: Dow Spikes 200 Points as NATO Approves More Military Spending

Major benchmark indexes are trying to stage a comeback as China’s less-aggressive response to .....»»

Category: blogSource: barronsJul 12th, 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

Trump claims victory on NATO spending

Speaking at a NATO summit in Brussels, Donald Trump says he's won agreement from member states that they will boost defense spending by $33bln. Rough cut (no reporter narration)......»»

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

Macron, Merkel Deny Trump"s NATO Spending Claims

Earlier today, during an impromptu, surprise press conference at the conclusion to the NATO summit, p.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 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