All posts tagged "defense"
Industry group: 30% increase in maritime jobs attributed to Jones Act
Transportation Institute says cabotage law contributes over $150 billion annually to U.S. economy
- Posted March 4, 2019
Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid...
- Posted February 28, 2017
Study: Trump Budget, Tax Plans Add at Least $10T to Debt
Clinton's would increase the debt by about $250 billion
- Posted June 27, 2016
GOP Backers of Defense Budget Hike Got Millions in Donations
WASHINGTON – House Republicans urging a steep increase in the Pentagon’s budget have received $10 million in campaign contributions over the course of their congressional careers from defense contractors that would benefit from higher levels of military...
- Posted February 22, 2016
Russian PM: West is Rekindling the Cold War with NATO Moves
MUNICH – Russia’s prime minister accused NATO on Saturday of restarting the Cold War amid increased military maneuvers and troop deployments to countries neighboring Russia, moves the alliance’s top official defended as a necessary response to aggression...
- Posted February 13, 2016
Seoul, US to Open Talks on Missile Defense Aimed at N. Korea
SEOUL, South Korea – Looking to take a harder line after North Korea’s recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S. missile defense...
- Posted February 12, 2016