Mattis again calls for more spending, troops from NATO allies

February 15, 2018 7:31 am stripes.com
Mattis again calls for more spending, troops from NATO allies

STUTTGART, Germany — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged allies to boost their defense spending while also seeking more commitments for the war in Afghanistan, where NATO remains short on pledges for more troop contributions. “In Afghanistan, we are committed to filling critical shortfalls in our staff there,” Mattis said during a news conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday. So far, about 12 nations have committed to boosting troop…

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