Germany would reach the 2% of GDP defense spending threshold by 2031, instead of 2024, she projects.
Kramp-Karrenbauer's appointment has been somewhat surprising but is in line with the possibility that she might succeed Merkel as Germany's
The participating governments hope the future fighter plane would become Europe's primary combat aircraft over the next couple of decades.
From Ukraine’s ‘Servant of the People’ to Merkel’s EU Future: EU’s Top Stories on April 20-21, 2019, Ranked
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Germany's military presently has over 182,000 uniformed soldiers and some 60,000 civilian employees.
A previously reluctant Germany is considering joining the France, the US, and the UK in airstrikes against the regime of