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

Merkel to Throw Cold Water on Macron’s Plans to Overhaul European Union

BERLIN — Angela Merkel will push back on Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious plans to overhaul the European Union at a meeting in Paris on Friday, reaffirming her country’s longstanding skepticism about the pooling of fiscal resources and liabilities among eurozone member … Read More