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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.

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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.

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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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Nuclear Strategy

A technical fix to America’s aging warheads could raise tensions with Russia by undermining its nuclear deterrent.

K-12 Blues

Teenagers from abroad overwhelmingly think that American schools demand less of them than schools in their home countries.

Crude Economics

Riyadh is effectively ceding market share directly to US frackers.

travails of Trumpcare

The GOP Congressional caucus is in chaos as it tries to ram through Obamacare repeal.

Survey Says

But the dictatorship lives on.

The North American Energy Boom

Existing Albertan oil sands operations are poised for big growth in the coming years.

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