NATO’s Alarm Over Disparity in U.S. and European Defense Spending



Mike O'Brien
01/31/2013

The growing difference in the amounts that countries are spending on defense is causing concern among senior figures at NATO. In his annual speech in Brussels on Thursday, January 31, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fosh Rasmussen addressed the disparity between U.S. spending and those of eurozone nations hit hard by the dire economic situation in Europe. He said: "Defense spending among the allies is increasingly uneven, not just between North America and Europe, but also among European all...
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