France May See Defense Spending Increase After Terrorist Attacks

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France’s 2016 defense budget of €32 billion ($35 billion) marks a 1.8% increase over 2015, with more than half of that earmarked for equipment. In the wake of terrorist attacks on French soil Nov. 13, however, Paris is seeking to increase defense spending. In July, France had already approved a...

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