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A president with business acumen should understand that throwing more money at an already over-budgeted asset isn't wise. - John B. Quigley, Philadelphia ...
A president with business acumen should understand that throwing more money at an already over-budgeted asset isn't wise. Yet President Donald Trump recently unveiled a federal budget blueprint that seeks "one of the largest increases in national ...

We have no reason to think his Pentagon budget would be smaller if suddenly other NATO members hiked their military budgets. Signaling is not the only driver of military spending. The U.S. government maintains an empire, and empires are bloody ...
John B. Quigley is a distinguished professor of law at the Ohio State University. (Jo McCulty/The Ohio State University/TNS). Next.
Yet Trump seeks to pad a budget that stands at $596 billion, which is more than the next seven foreign military budgets combined.
South Korea's state-run think tank on diplomacy on Saturday called for a temporary hike in the nation's defense budget to secure sufficient deterrence against North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Yun Duk-min, chancellor of the Korea National ...

"You know, if the defense budget goes up, I certainly hope and expect that Rolls-Royce technology will be right there with it - going up," says Rolls-Royce North America CEO Marion Blakey.
The crew of the USS George H.W. Bush proves budget cuts can have big ripple effects overseas. A Force for Good. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel.
We have no reason to think his Pentagon budget would be smaller if suddenly other NATO members hiked their military budgets. Signaling is not the only driver of military spending. The US government maintains an empire, and empires are bloody expensive ...
Re: "FBI confirms inquiry into aides' Russia ties; Comey also dismisses Trump's claims of Obama wiretapping," Tuesday news story.
President Trump's feigned dismay at the "bloated federal bureaucracy" is just an excuse to completely eliminate programs he and, more probably, Steve Bannon don't like.
Defense Secretary James Mattis made his case for a defense budget increase in his characteristically blunt and quotable style Wednesday in his first public appearance on Capitol Hill since his confirmation.
Not only did Jane's get the story largely wrong about Russia's defense budget, claiming that Russia's defense budget would fall from 3.8 trillion rubles, or $65.4 billion, to 2.8 trillion, but deep reductions in spending are also unlikely for Russia's ...
Adam Smith, D-Wash., speculated that when the dust settles, Congress will meet somewhere between the president's proposed $603 billion defense budget and the $640 billion proposed by hawkish lawmakers. But Congress could just as easily deadlock ...
The U.S. defense budget is comprised of several distinct components, including "base" and supplemental spending, nuclear weapons expenses, veterans benefits, and other defense-related costs.
As OMB put it: "This increase alone exceeds the entire defense budget of most countries." Less expected, though hinted at for weeks, was an ... But the rise in the defense budget comes out of the hide of other spending that also keeps the nation safe ...
Launch of JCSAT-14 rocket by SpaceX on May 6, 2016. The company could benefit if Congress increases funding for missile defense or the space program.

Moscow's 2017 military budget is still less than the proposed $54 billion increase to U.S. defense spending for a single year.
A new report from Jane's suggesting that the Kremlin is undertaking draconian defense cuts is wrong, a top analyst specializing in Russian affairs says.
On his blog, Grazier wrote that defense budgets during the Obama administration peaked in 2011 and went "down incrementally in the years since, but they remained higher than at any time during previous administrations, including at the peak of the ...
President Donald Trump has unveiled a defense budget plan for fiscal 2018 that fully lifts sequestration caps, invests in critical munitions to fight violent ...
The reduction represents the largest cut to military expenditure in the country since the early 1990s. The reduction follows an extended period of large increases to Russian defence spending with growth having achieved an average rate of 19.8% a year ...
F 35C F 18F Lockheed Boeing US Navy Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Tabert, F-35C instructor pilot of Strike Fighter Squadron 101 (VFA-101) flies in formation with a Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet of VFA-122 prior to landing at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida (USA ...
These proposed improvements will come within the framework of a new, $11.4 billion annual defense budget, raising military spending to around 3 percent of Taiwan's GDP, the highest level since 1999.
Even with an extra $52 billion for the world's largest military in President Trump's new budget -- or the $60 billion Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
The defense budget of the Russian Federation is set to contract by twenty five percent, as the recession and sanctions-plagued country continues to tighten its belt.
President Trump is proposing to increase military spending in his first budget blueprint to Congress. By how much is debatable, since there is no agreed-upon baseline from which to measure growth.
The Trump Administration's defense supplemental is forcing Congress to deal with sequestration sooner than it expected. A $30 billion defense supplemental showed up on Congress' front step today and it's not what some in the legislative body expected.
This is the first of a two-part special series on Malaysia's air and naval requirements and ongoing procurement programs in the lead up to the country's Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition, which will be held on the Malaysian ...
NATO's secretary-general on Monday urged European allies to spend more on their military budgets as he seeks to reassure President Donald Trump that members will pay their fair share.
A growing number of Republicans are joining in to demand a higher defense budget than what President Donald Trump proposed for 2018.
In the first budget proposal of his presidency, Donald Trump looks to increase defense spending by $54 billion while simultaneously cutting the same amount from non-defense programs.
CAPITOL HILL: The Republican chairman of the House Armed Services Committee thinks President Trump's 2018 spending plan is dead on arrival and has ...
The $577.9 billion national defense bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week includes a provision for money that would go a University of Central Florida clinic that treats veterans and first responders for post-traumatic ...
President Donald Trump wants to boost defense spending by $54 billion a year. He is right to point out the armed forces need better equipment.
It's something the White House is in favor of, in addition to the $54 billion the president wants to add to the military budget next year. "I think it's why Donald Trump won in November. Because it was no secret that our military was suffering," Allen ...
It's funny how the president wants to increase military spending by $54 billion, given that the Pentagon already doesn't know how much it spends, or on what.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby is asking the navy to request more Sikorsky-made Seahawk helicopters in the upcoming military budget, which could directly impact Troy's manufacturing facility.
But 10 percent of the military budget really looks like around $200 million dollars per day, i.e., every day. If this was divided equally among the states, each state could build 15 working-class houses per day.
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump last week floated the first kernels of his budget proposal for the coming year, and a new CNN/ORC poll finds the public sides with the President on tax cuts for the middle class and increased spending on ...
A new poll shows the majority of Americans oppose President Donald Trump bolstering the Department of Defense's budget by reducing funding to other departments.
At the same time, the rate of growth of military spending has dramatically slowed and China's military is in the process of taking over a larger proportion of the Chinese government budget.
Last week President Trump again called to revitalize the United States military, most notably with a 10 percent increase in the defense budget. Such proposals make for a snappy sound bite and enable the president to bask in the reflected glow of the ...
The Washington Post reports that China's official defense budget will be around 1.3 percent of its gross domestic product this year, although China's official spending figures are widely believed to undercount the true size of the defense budget ...
In a break with past practice, China has provided no exact figure for the defense budget at the opening of its annual legislative session, as National People's Congress spokeswoman Fu Ying on Saturday told reporters the budget would increase by about 7 ...
It appeared to be a classically braggadocios claim from President Donald Trump: The new administration's budget for 2018 would add $54 billion to the defense budget, "one of the largest increases in national defense spending in American history," the ...
NEW YORK - President Donald Trump was barely in office when he signed an executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations.
(CNN) -- A top Chinese official said China will increase its annual defense spending by roughly 7% this year. Fu Ying, spokeswoman for the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) annual session, said during a press conference Saturday the increase is in ...
In his budget proposal released Monday, President Donald Trump proposed increasing federal funding for the military by $54 billion at the expense of important domestic and international programs and agencies.


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