US Nuclear Weapons Should Be Out of Germany Along With Its Troops, German Lawmaker Says

AP Photo/Mindaugas Kubis US Ambassador Richard Grenell’s renewed criticism of Berlin’s failure to spend more on defense and praising an idea to withdraw American troops from Germany has prompted a backlash in one of Washington’s key allies in Europe. The … Read More

Germany Plans to Spend Billions More on Army While Trump Slams ‘Underspending’

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The federal budget draft suggests multibillion increase in defense spending for 2019. Over the recent time, the German military has been struggling to cope with shortages in armor and equipment as well as pressure from its NATO allies, who criticized … Read More

German government clashes over defense spending

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Angela Merkel’s government is stuck in an internal row over Germany’s defense spending. In his new budget, Social Democat Finance Minister Olaf Scholz offered a much lower increase than the Defense Ministry had wanted. Germany’s freshly-minted Finance Minister Olaf Scholz … Read More