Showing posts with label 2% of the GDP. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 2% of the GDP. Show all posts

Friday, July 13, 2018

Trump claims win after threatening to quit NATO during tumultuous summit

Trump claims win after threatening to quit NATO
U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday claimed he had made victories over burden sharing and defense spending during the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), though reports from inside the NATO headquarters in Brussels suggested chaos and turmoil.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A weaker NATO would cost allies more, says French presidency official

A weaker NATO would cost allies more
French President Emmanuel Macron believes a weakening of the trans-Atlantic alliance will be more costly in the long run for its members, an official in the Elysee Palace said on Wednesday, amid divisions over U.S. calls for European states to contribute more.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Merkel says Germany cannot achieve NATO defense spending target

Germany cannot achieve NATO defense spending target
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday told NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg that that Germany is increasing its defense spending to 1.5 percent of GDP by 2024, which will miss NATO's target of 2 percent.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Otan : sitôt nommé, Mike Pompeo demande aux Alliés de mettre la main à la poche

Mike Pompeo demande aux Alliés de mettre la main à la poche
Au lendemain de la confirmation par le Sénat américain de sa nomination au poste de secrétaire d'État, Mike Pompeo s'est rendu à l'Otan où il a jugé essentiel" que les alliés respectent leurs engagements financiers, visant nommément l'Allemagne.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

L'Allemagne et la Belgique pointés par Varsovie comme les "resquilleurs" de l'Otan

Celui qui resquille met en danger l'unité de l'Occident
Le Premier ministre polonais Mateusz Morawiecki a implicitement critiqué des pays comme l'Allemagne et la Belgique pour leurs faibles dépenses militaires, estimant qu'ils se comportaient comme des "resquilleurs" dans l'Otan, à la veille d'une visite à Berlin.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

NATO and US air warnings over European defense cooperation

NATO and US air warnings over European defense cooperation
In a clear and rare warning, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday argued against the development of European Union defense cooperation in competition with NATO, while US officials also warned against protectionism in the European defense industry.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Germany Rejects Trump's Claim It Owes NATO, US 'Vast Sums' for Defense

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected US President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and the United States "vast sums" of money for defense.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Support Aegis Ashore System in Poland

Lockheed Martin has been awarded additional funding to provide equipment and technical support for Aegis Ashore test and operational systems in Poland as part of a $2.5 billion contract, the Department of Defense said in a press release.

Tension soars in Germany's Bundestag amid NATO spending row

Amid the NATO defense spending row, Germany announced an increase to its defense spending as promised to NATO allies with soaring tension between Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats and Gabriel's Social Democrats.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

U.S. Army Apache helicopters land in Germany for NATO mission

The U.S. Air Force announced that four U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopters have arrived at Ramstein Air Base in Germany as part of NATO's Operation Atlantic Resolve.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence vows NATO support, hold Russia 'accountable'

Vice President Mike Pence vowed Saturday to hold Russia accountable for its actions and said the United States will be 'unwavering' in its support to the NATO alliance as he took to the world's stage at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, his first official international trip since taking office in January.

L'Allemagne s'engage à augmenter son budget militaire et à respecter ses obligations envers l'OTAN

L'Allemagne va dépenser près de 25 milliards d'euros supplémentaires par an pour atteindre l'objectif fixé par l'OTAN. Le réarmement allemand s'accompagne d'une volonté affirmée par Berlin de jouer un rôle plus important dans le cadre de l'OTAN.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

NATO allies to jointly buy planes, set up HQ

European NATO allies agreed on Thursday to jointly buy planes and submarines and possibly open a new command headquarters for elite troops as Europe seeks to show the US it is serious about its own security.

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