NATO Chief Says Allies Bumped Up Defense Spending

Law360 (February 13, 2018, 8:56 PM EST) -- The majority of NATO members are on track to reach an alliance-wide goal for military spending within the next few years, with about a quarter of them already meeting that target, NATO's chief said Tuesday.

The issue of fairness in defense spending has been a bugbear for U.S. President Donald Trump, who has argued that the U.S. is disproportionately saddled with the costs of defending its allies, as well as itself, and that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is “obsolete.”

But of the group’s 29 members,...
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