Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined an ambitious plan to increase Russia’s Arctic presence.
A dispute with Turkey over planned purchase of Russian weapons and defence spending disparities straining alliance.
Huawei denies accusations it might facilitate Chinese spying or is controlled by the ruling Communist Party.
Trump tweeted, “They were starting to learn German in Paris before the US came along.”
Commitment was made in closed door meeting between NATO diplomats and bipartisan Senate group.
Viewed as an unprecedented embrace of a man isolated by the US, Western allies for actions in Ukraine, Syria and beyond.
As the NATO summit in Brussels wrapped up, the PM announced a 70 per cent increase in military spending. But the commitment falls short of the 2 per cent of GDP mark agreed upon by members in 2014.
The conversation was “positive,” one official said.
Since moving into the White House almost 18 months ago, the U.S. president has been as abrasive with some of America’s most trusted allies as he has been warm toward traditional adversaries like North Korea and Russia.
Dominic Barton says defence industry critical for innovation, but Libs behind on spending goals.
Says destabilizing Canada would “undermine the cohesion” of the broader NATO alliance.
Military alliances, the fight against climate change and free trade all hang in the balance.
President-elect calls NATO obsolete, predicts other countries will leave the EU.
Contradictory, inconsistent, and not fond of NATO, NAFTA or globalization.
Defence giant estimates that the Canadian industry could potentially receive $11 billion of contracts over 25 to 40 years.