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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 12:30 PM

14. This article is incorrect

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The NATO agreement states that each country spend 2% of it's GDP on defense. That is not a contribution to NATO, or even Europe, but the entire defense budget.

Our 3.5% includes all of our spending in Asia, the Middle East and other areas of the world.

If I was in charge of a European country, I'd just increase the salaries of all the military personnel to reach the 2% goal. This way, the money would most likely be spent "in country" as a sort of economic stimulus. Also, you could add personnel to improve your unemployment rate.

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