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Roll Call
Senate Dodges ISIS War Debateto duck a war debate Thursday while passing the National Defense Authorization
Senate Dodges ISIS War Debate
Roll Call / Posted 11 hours ago
to duck a war debate Thursday while passing the National Defense Authorization Act and then immediately filibustering the Defense spending bill. The $612 billion NDAA for the next fiscal year sailed through, 71-25, after senators invoked cloture... Read more
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Roll Call
Kaine Said Obama Needed Congressional Approval to Fight ISISGraham, R-S.C., among others. Kaine had said he wanted a floor debate on use o
Kaine Said Obama Needed Congressional Approval to Fight ISIS
Roll Call / Posted 11 hours ago
Graham, R-S.C., among others. Kaine had said he wanted a floor debate on use of force questions as part of the fiscal 2016 defense spending debate, but that appropriations bill fell victim to a Democrat-led filibuster. "I do not believe that this... Read more
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Air Force Times
Dems Press GOP on Trump's Fitness to be President Amid NATO Backlashwhether NATO partners are sharing their part of the burden, particularly if the
Dems Press GOP on Trump's Fitness to be President Amid NATO Backlash
Air Force Times / Posted 19 hours ago
whether NATO partners are sharing their part of the burden, particularly if they are not meeting the alliance's key defense spending benchmark, two percent of their GDP—but Corker drew the line there. “First of all, our Article 5... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Rubio stirs security fears in Panhandle stop with vetsa weeklong state swing in support of his re-election bid, told several dozen ve
Rubio stirs security fears in Panhandle stop with vets
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 19 hours ago
a weeklong state swing in support of his re-election bid, told several dozen veterans in Panama City Beach that increased defense spending is needed now more than ever, given the threats posed by ISIS. “America is a peace-loving nation, we don’t... Read more
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Business Wire
Teledyne Awarded $30.1 Million Contract for Aircrew Laser Eye Protectioncould change anticipated results, including funding, continuation and award of
Teledyne Awarded $30.1 Million Contract for Aircrew Laser Eye Protection
Business Wire / Posted 20 hours ago
could change anticipated results, including funding, continuation and award of government programs, as well as cuts to defense spending resulting from future deficit reduction measures. Various risks, including risks associated with government... Read more
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Orange County Register
Zoltan, a presidential candidate for the futuregot the conversation rolling by talking about the need to invest more in scienc
Zoltan, a presidential candidate for the future
Orange County Register / Posted 21 hours ago
got the conversation rolling by talking about the need to invest more in science and technology, paying for it by reducing defense spending. To make sure he kept my attention, he moved quickly to his call for a Universal Basic Income. That’s a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Southern California's aerospace industry, long in decline, begins to stirto build the Apollo command module. It's hard to overstate the extent to which
Southern California's aerospace industry, long in decline, begins to stir
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 hours ago
to build the Apollo command module. It's hard to overstate the extent to which postwar Southern California was built on defense spending. In his definitive account of the period, "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963,"... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Shock after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. acc
Shock after Trump questions NATO commitments
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies -- Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland -- meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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DW
How free is Pakistan-administered Kashmir? |will in Islamabad to resolve the conflict. Pakistan's powerful army wants to ke
How free is Pakistan-administered Kashmir? |
DW / Posted yesterday
will in Islamabad to resolve the conflict. Pakistan's powerful army wants to keep the dispute alive to justify its huge defense spending. The issue will only be resolved when a civilian government in Islamabad is able to make decisions on its... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Trump upends decades of NATO doctrine with views on treatyNATO members are not footing their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. acco
Trump upends decades of NATO doctrine with views on treaty
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
NATO members are not footing their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending. Only four other allies - Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland - meet the minimum 2 percent of gross domestic... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump upends decades of NATO doctrine with views on treatyNATO members are not footing their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. acco
Trump upends decades of NATO doctrine with views on treaty
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
NATO members are not footing their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending. Only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross domestic... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump upends decades of NATO doctrine with views on treatyNATO members are not footing their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. acco
Trump upends decades of NATO doctrine with views on treaty
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
NATO members are not footing their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending. Only four other allies - Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland - meet the minimum 2 percent of gross domestic... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentstheir share of the alliance's bills. [Article continues below] The U.S. accou
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
The Alliance Review / Posted yesterday
their share of the alliance's bills. [Article continues below] The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies -- Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland -- meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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USA Today
Trump's pay-or-else NATO comments send a chill through Europeart-of-the-deal tough talk in an interview with The New York Times that NATO pa
Trump's pay-or-else NATO comments send a chill through Europe
USA Today / Posted yesterday
art-of-the-deal tough talk in an interview with The New York Times that NATO partners should pay their fair share of defense spending or risk abandonment by Washington if threatened with an attack. All but five of NATO's 28 member-states... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Trump's threat of abandoning NATO commitments raises alarm, condemnation in Europemany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. ac
Trump's threat of abandoning NATO commitments raises alarm, condemnation in Europe
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Trump's Comments Leave Some European Leaders Worried About Future of NATOFor months, Trump has questioned the value of NATO, saying that member states n
Trump's Comments Leave Some European Leaders Worried About Future of NATO
Boise Weekly / Posted yesterday
For months, Trump has questioned the value of NATO, saying that member states need to increase their defense spending if they want American support. And this week, in an interview with The New York Times, Trump suggested that his administration would... Read more
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Boston Globe
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Trump's pay-or-else NATO comments send a chill through EuropeTrump's art-of-the-deal tough talk in an interview with TheNew York Times that
Trump's pay-or-else NATO comments send a chill through Europe
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Trump's art-of-the-deal tough talk in an interview with TheNew York Times that NATO partners should pay their fair share of defense spending or risk abandonment by Washington if threatened with an attack. All but five of NATO's 28 member-states... Read more
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Boston Herald
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump’s dangerous ideas would undermine NATOto a question from a Sacramento Bee editorial board member. It’s true that mos
Trump’s dangerous ideas would undermine NATO
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
to a question from a Sacramento Bee editorial board member. It’s true that most NATO countries fall short of the goal that defense spending is 2 percent of GDP, as President Barack Obama pointedly noted at his last NATO summit this month in Warsaw.... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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ABC News
What You Need to Know About NATO Amid Trump's SkepticismNATO? Latvia and Lithuania are two Baltic states that don't meet the target, b
What You Need to Know About NATO Amid Trump's Skepticism
ABC News / Posted yesterday
NATO? Latvia and Lithuania are two Baltic states that don't meet the target, but those countries are likely to raise their defense spending in the face of growing Russian aggression. The United States spent the most on defense in 2014, over 3.5... Read more
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New York Post
McConnell brushes off Trump’s NATO remark as ‘rookie mistake’many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. ac
McConnell brushes off Trump’s NATO remark as ‘rookie mistake’
New York Post / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance’s bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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Philly.com
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies - Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland - meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies - Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland - meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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The Express-Times
Could Eagles trade cornerback Eric Rowe?the coaches don't seem to be very high on Rowe. During spring practices, Rowe
Could Eagles trade cornerback Eric Rowe?
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
the coaches don't seem to be very high on Rowe. During spring practices, Rowe didn't take many reps with the first team defense, spending the majority of the first-team defensive snaps on the sideline. What was surprising to see was... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies - Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland - meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies - Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland - meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies — Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland — meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies - Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland - meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitmentsmany NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. ac
Shock, condemnation after Trump questions NATO commitments
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
many NATO members do not foot their share of the alliance's bills. The U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of all NATO defense spending and only four other allies - Britain, Estonia, Greece and Poland - meet the minimum 2 percent of gross... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Holmes: Foreign capitals paying close attention to America's 'silly season'doesn’t have to help us,” Trump declared last year. “Somehow, that doesn’t soun
Holmes: Foreign capitals paying close attention to America's 'silly season'
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
doesn’t have to help us,” Trump declared last year. “Somehow, that doesn’t sound so fair.” Maybe not. But keeping Japanese defense spending and military forces minimal has been American policy since the post-World War II years when Douglas... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Trump would break sharply with US foreign policy traditionover the last few years has been pretty unhappy with their NATO allies, who hav
Trump would break sharply with US foreign policy tradition
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
over the last few years has been pretty unhappy with their NATO allies, who have just kept cutting, cutting, cutting their defense spending,” Farage said, adding that NATO was “a wonderful vehicle to keep peace in Europe for 60, 70 years.” “But... Read more
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Business Insider
The AP fact-checked last night's Republican National Convention claimson the international stage." THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most po
The AP fact-checked last night's Republican National Convention claims
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
on the international stage." THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most powerful military in the world. Although defense spending has declined with the end of the war in Iraq and the drawdown of NATO forces in Afghanistan, in 2015 the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Trump Sparks "Wave Of Alarm" Across Europe After Warning US May Not Help NATO MembersBaltic states — is doing everything it can. We are modernizing our armed forces
Trump Sparks "Wave Of Alarm" Across Europe After Warning US May Not Help NATO Members
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Baltic states — is doing everything it can. We are modernizing our armed forces, we have reinstituted conscription and our defense spending will reach 2 per cent of GDP in 2018. I do not think interpretations of candidate Trump’s remarks are... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Tom Cotton defends Trump, but says NATO not a ‘business transaction’has increasingly shouldered a burden of the cost, however, and that “European c
Tom Cotton defends Trump, but says NATO not a ‘business transaction’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
has increasingly shouldered a burden of the cost, however, and that “European countries realize that they’ve cut their defense spending too much, and they need to increase it.” Democrat Hillary Clinton’s campaign blasted Trump, with adviser... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Trump would break sharply with US foreign policy traditionover the last few years has been pretty unhappy with their NATO allies, who hav
Trump would break sharply with US foreign policy tradition
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
over the last few years has been pretty unhappy with their NATO allies, who have just kept cutting, cutting, cutting their defense spending,” Farage said, adding that NATO was “a wonderful vehicle to keep peace in Europe for 60, 70 years.” “But... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
AP FACT CHECK: The GOP rush to blame Clintonattribute most of that to the law. THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the m
AP FACT CHECK: The GOP rush to blame Clinton
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
attribute most of that to the law. THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most powerful military in the world. Although defense spending has declined with the end of the war in Iraq and the drawdown of NATO forces in Afghanistan, in 2015 the... Read more
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Business Insider
'Ronald Reagan would be ashamed': Clinton campaign slams Donald Trump's controversial NATO suggestionsa requirement to remain in NATO. With an increasingly aggressive Russia, howeve
'Ronald Reagan would be ashamed': Clinton campaign slams Donald Trump's controversial NATO suggestions
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
a requirement to remain in NATO. With an increasingly aggressive Russia, however, some key member states have upped their defense spending at the urging of the Obama administration. Experts argue that the outsize American role in NATO allows the... Read more
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CNBC
The future of these defense projects hinge on who becomes presidentissues she's been through, I think Hillary is going to make sure that she is ex
The future of these defense projects hinge on who becomes president
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
issues she's been through, I think Hillary is going to make sure that she is extra sensitive about defense issues and about defense spending," said Epps. "She won't spend it wildly on having more troops." Overall, Morningstar's Higgins is... Read more
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Boston Globe
Fact check: Republicans rush to blame Hillary Clintonon the international stage.’’ THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most p
Fact check: Republicans rush to blame Hillary Clinton
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
on the international stage.’’ THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most powerful military in the world. Although defense spending has declined with the end of the war in Iraq and the drawdown of NATO forces in Afghanistan, in 2015 the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
AP FACT CHECK: The GOP rush to blame Clintonon the international stage.” THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most po
AP FACT CHECK: The GOP rush to blame Clinton
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
on the international stage.” THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most powerful military in the world. Although defense spending has declined with the end of the war in Iraq and the drawdown of NATO forces in Afghanistan, in 2015 the... Read more
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Daily Herald
AP Fact Check: The GOP rush to blame Clintonon the international stage." THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most po
AP Fact Check: The GOP rush to blame Clinton
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
on the international stage." THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most powerful military in the world. Although defense spending has declined with the end of the war in Iraq and the drawdown of NATO forces in Afghanistan, in 2015 the... Read more
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CNBC
Why defense stocks could keep soaring no matter who wins the electionTwo defense stocks hit 52-week highs this week, and may be heading higher. And
Why defense stocks could keep soaring no matter who wins the election
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
Two defense stocks hit 52-week highs this week, and may be heading higher. And the future of defense spending, and of these stocks, may not depend on who wins the election in November. "I do think they will go higher," Gina Sanchez of Chantico... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
AP FACT CHECK: The GOP rush to blame Clintonon the international stage." THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most po
AP FACT CHECK: The GOP rush to blame Clinton
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
on the international stage." THE FACTS: The U.S. continues to have the most powerful military in the world. Although defense spending has declined with the end of the war in Iraq and the drawdown of NATO forces in Afghanistan, in 2015 the... Read more
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