By Robert Costa Robert Costa National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns Email Bio Follow House Speaker John A. Boehner scrambled to sell a new debt-ceiling solution to
Throughout history, a region or country's economic growth has often been followed by a rise in defence spending. Asia-Pacific as a region is witnessing this phenomenon currently. In fact, it is the only
During a high-profile visit to Nato headquarters in Brussels in 2011, Robert Gates rebuked America's allies for failing to spend enough on defence and letting the burden fall on the US. He excepted the
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Defence spending is being cut across much of the developed world. The budgetary motivations for this are clear; the strategic, geopolitical and terrorism-related implications less so. But what are the
Last year $1.75tn was spent on the world's military, according to new estimates released this Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Institute (SIPRI). Seems like a lot? Let me put this into perspective.