Defense Spending

NATO’s Funding, Explained

How much do NATO members contribute to the alliance?

Most of the Money in the ‘Foreign Aid’ Bill Would Stay in the U.S.

More than three-fourths will be invested domestically.

The Importance of Rebuilding the ‘Arsenal of Democracy’

The U.S. can aid Ukraine and Israel at the same time—for now. But the long-term outlook is less certain.

Barreling Toward a Shutdown

The window is closing to fund the government before the September 30 deadline.

Approval of Annual Defense Bill Is a Victory for House Hardliners

Conservatives won votes on culture war issues, but their version will be dead on arrival in the Senate.

McCarthy’s Debt-Ceiling Plan Is Built on Unrealistic Spending Caps

The fiscal benefits would likely be far below what is advertised.