Defense spending highlighted as Mattis attends NATO meeting

Marielle Segarra Feb 15, 2017
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Defense spending highlighted as Mattis attends NATO meeting

Marielle Segarra Feb 15, 2017
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis is in Brussels today for a meeting of defense ministers from the 28-member NATO alliance. It’s the first NATO meeting for Mattis since he took office. The U.S. contributes some 70 percent of the overall defense expenditure of NATO countries, and the issue of defense spending will likely be front and center. 

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