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Response to MosheFeingold (Reply #3)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 10:30 AM

20. It doesn't make the US overpay -- do you tthink if every NATO country increased their military

budget, we would decrease ours? I get the goal -- which is to have many countries with well funded militaries so they can respond. However, didfferent countries helped in different ways in the fight against ISIS and in Afghanistan. Trump is looking just at the percent of GDP spent on the military.

I did follow the NATO conferences in the Obama years - and did see Obama and his administration bring up the goal. One difference was that Europe was slower to recover from the 2008 crash than the US was and in the later years were dealing far more intensively with the refugee crisis. Those costs are not counted as military spending - nor was ours.

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