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DoD Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal

Today President Donald J. Trump sent Congress a proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget request of $716 billion for national security, $686 billion of...

US budget outline calls for huge Pentagon increase, cuts to State

The Pentagon on Monday unveiled a mammoth budget proposal for fiscal 2019 that would see a more than 10 percent boost in spending and...

France to Boost Military Spending

French President Emmanuel Macron's government is ramping up military spending, arming drones and hiring more "cyberfighters" for Europe's biggest army. The move comes amid...

Congress sends $700 bn defense bill for Trump’s signature

The US Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly authorized $700 billion in national defense spending for next year, a substantial increase over Donald Trump's request, and...

Sweden Boosts Defense Spending in 2018 Budget

In its Budget Bill for 2018, the Government proposes allocating an additional SEK 2.7 billion to Sweden’s total defence, of which SEK 2.3 billion...

US Senate passes $700 bn defense spending bill

The US Senate overwhelmingly authorized $700 billion in defense spending Monday, a substantial increase over 2017 funding and nearly five percent more than President...

Sweden to Boost Defense Spending

The government and two parties in the center-right opposition have agreed to increase the defence spending with SEK 8,1 billion until 2020. In 2015,...

New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift

The transatlantic diplomatic rift widened on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump responded to criticism from Chancellor Angela Merkel with a new attack on...

World Military Spending: Increases in the USA and Europe, Decreases In Oil-Exporting Countries

Total world military expenditure rose to $1686 billion in 2016, an increase of 0.4 per cent in real terms from 2015, according to new...

Global Defense Spending Increases

According to the latest report published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), countries around the world are spending ever more money on...