Defense Spending News
Trump tweets about president's 'complete power' to pardon
The embattled president insists though that the "only crime so far is LEAKS against us."
The Latest: Trump calls aircraft carrier a symbol of power
Hailing new aircraft carrier, Trump champions what he describes as America's return to global military prominence
Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'
At commissioning ceremony for the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, President Donald Trump calls on Congress to increase defense spending next year.
Virginia governor's debate revolves around 'dangerous' Trump
The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor clash at their opening debate over Trump, health care, immigration, and social issues
Senate panel rejects Trump cuts to foreign aid, domestic
Republicans controlling a key Senate committee have agreed to a government funding plan that rejects President Donald Trump's proposals to slash domestic agencies and foreign aid
France's Macron visits air force base amid military crisis
French President Emmanuel Macron is flying in a military jet and visiting nuclear forces as he tries to show his commitment to the troops amid an intense crisis over defense spending
Portugal admits to outdated security in army weapon theft
Portugal's defense minister says the Army national armory where hand grenades, ammunition and other weapons were stolen last month was vulnerable due to its "obsolete" electronic surveillance system
Less than 1 aircraft carrier? The cost of N. Korea's nukes
By some measures, North Korea's spending on its nuclear and missile programs is not that much, but it's a huge portion of the country's economy
ANALYSIS: How Trump's foreign policy has impacted global relations since assuming office
President Donald Trump has been in office for just six months, but if there is one thing critics and supporters can agree on, it’s that in that short time, he has left an indelible mark on international relations. Shaking up traditional alliances, surprising adversaries with military action, and
Democrat calls foul after panel cuts war authority amendment
A House Democrat is accusing Republican leaders of underhanded tactics after a GOP-controlled panel stripped from a military spending bill her amendment to force a debate to give president new authority for military action against terrorist groups