Arms on Putin's agenda before Mike Pompeo meeting

World / Politics May 14, 2019

Arms on Putin's agenda before Mike Pompeo meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit a top military flight test center and inspect new weaponry on Tuesday, hours before he meets U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Kremlin said. Pompeo will visit Putin in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi for ...

U.S. military spending up for first time in seven years: report

World Apr 29, 2019

U.S. military spending up for first time in seven years: report

U.S. military spending has risen for the first time in seven years, reflecting Trump administration policy, according to a new report released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Worldwide military spending also rose by 2.6 percent to $1.8 trillion overall last year, SIPRI ...