Defense and Debt NATO Leaders Focus on Funding in Chicago

NATO leaders gathered in Chicago are faced with an ever-worsening conundrum: How can they cut military expenditures while at the same time boosting the alliance's military capabilities? The answer is called "Smart Defense," and critics worry it could result in the weakening of the alliance.
NATO leaders gather outside of Soldier Field in Chicago for their group photo.

NATO leaders gather outside of Soldier Field in Chicago for their group photo.

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