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Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough

U.S. President Barack Obama listens to remarks during his meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington February 8, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: The Pentagon on Tuesday proposed a $582.7 billion defense budget that emphasizes emerging threats from Russia, China and Islamic State rebels, but the plan is already under fire from Republican lawmakers who charge it short-changes the US military. President Barack Obama’s last budget would boost spending on the war against Islamic State militants to $7.5 billion during the 2017 fiscal year, a 50 percent jump over the $5 billion approved …read more

Source: The Himalayan Times

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