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NATO Defense
Germany Ponders Big Increase in Defense Spending

German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked the lower house of the country’s parliament to make “an appropriate” addition to the country’s defense budget for the next year.

NATO Defense
Baltics Boost Defense Spending as Russian Threat Looms

Latvia and Lithuania, NATO members, are worried about a Russian invasion. That’s why these two Baltic states are boosting their defense spending.

NATO Defense
NATO and Sweden Send in the Subs

NATO and Sweden are conducting a huge drill with a dozen subs from eleven countries, in a move that’s sure to raise temperatures in the Kremlin.

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Poland Arms, Russia Fumes

Poland’s announcement that it will be getting the US-made Patriot missile defense system has not been taken well by Russia, which has responded with threats against countries who play host to NATO missile shield installations.

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