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Can’t Spend? Won’t Spend? 4 Lessons From NATO’s Bottom Lines

Do America’s NATO allies pay their fair share? In a word, “no” – as US presidents from Eisenhower onward have argued, including both Bush and Obama as well as Trump. America’s economy is so big, and the percentage of it we’re willing to spend on defense is so high, that it leaves our allies in the dust.

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Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Kabul, says Trump's Afghan strategy is 'working'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, making an unannounced stop in the Afghan capital Monday, said his brief visit showed him that the Trump administration's strategy of maintaining an active U.S. military role, while setting conditions rather than timelines for success in the war against Taliban insurgents, "is indeed working."

Can’t Spend? Won’t Spend? 4 Lessons From NATO’s Bottom Lines