Chinese leader Xi Jinping has refashioned the People's Liberation Army into a force that's rapidly closing the gap on U.S. firepower -- and in some vital areas has surpassed it. American victory over..
U.S. President Donald Trump, meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House on Tuesday said that NATO members' cost-sharing burden was much improved, but he would like to see..
President Donald Trump on Monday called for spending more money on the military and a U.S.-Mexico border wall while overhauling social programs for the poor in a budget plan that sets the stage for his..
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will propose significant non-defense spending cuts in its 2020 budget proposal, officials said on Tuesday, but it will miss the Monday, Feb. 4.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
U.S. President Donald Trump has backed plans to request $750 billion from Congress for defense spending next year, a U.S. official said on Sunday, signaling a Pentagon spending hike at a time of.. Reuters India - Published
US Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran unsuccessfully for president as a self-styled maverick Republican in 2008 and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump,.. DNA - Published
The assessment, which comes at a time of heightened US-China tensions over trade, was contained in an annual report that highlighted China's efforts to increase its global influence, with defense.. IndiaTimes - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday France would meet its NATO-agreed goal of spending 2 percent of GDP on defence by 2024, saying cohesion within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •DNA
[India] July 12 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday stated that although there has been an increase in the defense budgets of several NATO allies after his 'request', the hikes Sify - Published
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Barely 12 hours after being sworn in as U.S. secretary of state, Mike Pompeo went straight to NATO headquarters on Friday in what European allies saw as strong support for an.. Reuters India - Published
Japan on Saturday activated its first marine unit since World War Two trained to counter invaders occupying Japanese islands along the edge of the East China Sea that Tokyo fears are vulnerable to.. Deccan Herald - Published
The US Senate passed a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill in dramatic dark-of-night fashion early today, overcoming hurdles that threatened to send the government into its third shutdown of.. DNA - Published
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress voted early on Friday to approve a $1.3-trillion government funding bill with large increases in military and non-defense spending, sending it to President.. Reuters India - Published
Republican and Democratic leaders in the US Congress late on Wednesday unveiled a $1.3 trillion bill to fund the government through September, which includes an additional $80 billion in national.. IndiaTimes - Published
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. budget deal announced on Wednesday in the Senate would increase military and non-defense spending over two years, boost infrastructure investments and extend a popular.. Reuters India - Published
The US Senate raced to avert a government shutdown on Friday ahead of a midnight deadline with no agreement on funding in sight and both parties squabbling over who is to blame for the impasse.
A.. DNA - Published
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian sister party (CSU) has proposed increasing Germany's defense spending to a level that widens a policy gap with the Social Democrats (SPD) ahead of.. Reuters India - Published
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina will not increase defense spending, despite the loss of a submarine with 44 crew aboard that has sparked criticism of the state of its armed forces, a close ally of.. Reuters India - Published
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the threat from North Korea is the most serious security concern his country has faced since World War II and has pledged to bolster defense.. Deccan Herald - Published
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2017 : Federal civilian employees who provide critical support to our nation's military would be protected from having their jobs outsourced under an amendment to the Defense.. newKerala.com - Published
The U. S. House of Representatives passed its version of a massive annual defense bill on Friday, leaving out controversial amendments on transgender troops and climate policy but backing President.. DNA - Published
The prediction came in a 97-page annual report to Congress that saw advances throughout the Chinese military in 2016, funded by robust defense spending that the Pentagon estimated exceeded $180.. India Today - Published Also reported by •DNA
Putting money into U.N. agencies, where the Trump administration has just cut U.S. funding by $640 million, is as important to global peace and security as defense spending _ “and sometimes even.. Fab Newz - Published
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini today urged the United States to maintain funding for UN agencies, saying relief work was sometimes more important for peace than defense.. DNA - Published
The European Union foreign policy chief urged the United States on Tuesday to keep funding U. N. agencies that deal with issues such as food aid, refugees and children, describing their work as.. DNA - Published
*Washington:* Three US soldiers were wounded after an Afghan soldier opened fire at them inside an Afghanistan base, the NATO-led Resolute Support said on Sunday. According to local media report, the.. Mid-Day - Published
Donald Trumps spokesman has denied that the US president refused to shake hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as they say side-by-side in the White House last week.
"I dont think he heard the.. Deccan Herald - Published
US President Donald Trump accused Germany of owing "vast sums of money" to NATO, and said Berlin should pay Washington more for defense, a day after meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel. The two leaders.. IndiaTimes - Published
President Donald Trump's new $1.15 trillion budget proposal, submitted to Congress on Thursday, would boost defense spending by $54 billion, the largest increase since Ronald Reagan's military buildup.. IndiaTimes - Published
President Donald Trump will ask the U. S. Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defense spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more.. DNA - Published
Highlights of the day for U. S. President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday: BUDGET Trump will ask Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he presents a budget proposal seeking.. DNA - Published
President Donald Trump will ask the US Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defense spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more money.. DNA - Published