The Defence Expenditures of the NATO Member States
Herman Matthijs

This article examines the defence expenditures of NATO?s member countries in recent years. It makes use of the original budget figures of the states as verified by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and published by this organization. The research of this study is to examine the following points: How has defence spending by the member states evolved in the period under consideration (2010 – 2017); which states already meet the targets of the 2014 Wales summit? (2% GDP for defence and 20% of this budget for investment). The figures are based on the primary budgetary sources as published by NATO2.

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