Published on Feb 2, 2016 by RT
The Pentagon chief Ashton Carter has announced a four-fold increase in the US’s defence budget for Europe – citing Russian aggression as the main reason. Washington plans to spend a whopping 3.4-billion dollars countering it.
4 thoughts on “Pentagon lists Russia as top global threat, seeks fourfold boost in defense budget”
This sounds like the 1950-60s “bomber gap” and “missile gap” scare tactics being nakedly recycled.
More like Russia is a threat to the empire than to the world. The only real threat IS the empire.
Here we go again. Another two trillion gone, vamoose, disappeared , can’t find it, now, what did I do with that two trillion again?
Instead of a three fold increase in the DOD budget, I propose a 66% reduction in same.