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re: NATO defense spending in dollar figures - Dayman
[quote]Why can't the U.S. just say "ok the spending requirement is 2%, so we are going down from 3.5% to 2% and the rest of you slackers giving less than 2% can make up the difference"[/quote] Exactly. I'm not sure what's so difficult for these countries to understand. The requirement is 2%. ...
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re: NATO defense spending in dollar figures - Dayman
[quote] I think these numbers the spending on defense, not necessarily just on NATO. [/quote] The title of the thread is "NATO defense spending in dollar figures"...
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re: NATO defense spending in dollar figures - Dayman
That chart is helpful. Didn't consider exchange rates. The premise is the same: USA is getting fricked....
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re: NATO defense spending in dollar figures - Dayman
If the other countries would meet the 2% gdp target, allowing the USA to do the same, the usa dollar figure would reduce from roughly $700 billion to $375 billion. ...
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re: NATO defense spending in dollar figures - Dayman
[quote]Good post but link to data?[/quote] https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.nato.int/nato_static_fl2014/assets/pdf/pdf_2018_03/20180315_180315-pr2018-16-en.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwj4l-zXhJfcAhVI7IMKHTI0A_cQFjAFegQIARAB&usg=AOvVaw1Ws1fr3X9QZ14KHj3vrCzo...
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NATO defense spending in dollar figures - Dayman
Full disclosure, I'm trying to get some clarity on the gap in defense spending in nato. NATO defense spending is often reported in % of a country's GDP. The USA spends roughly 3.57% of an $18.75 trillion GDP, whereas germany spends roughly 1.24% of a $3.75 trillion GDP. Dumbing that down to d...
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re: Pels Summer League Thread - Roster - Dayman
So we are going to make the assessment that Carr is a "sunk cost" after three summer league games? I don't particularly like him as a player, but I doubt the pelicans are changing their assessment of him based on what we have seen in summer league so far, when they have a college career to go o...
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re: Should Pels think about aquiring lonzo ball? - Dayman
If getting ball is a possibility, pels should do everything they can do get him....
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re: What’s the point of all this when only 5-7 teams have a legit shot win it all? - Dayman
[quote]The Warriors are a case unlike any other in pro sports history(at least modernly) [/quote] Unfortunetly, the NBA has been this way. Only a few teams can win each year. Frick it....
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re: Lakers considering to maybe give Boogie the max - Dayman
[quote] I completely agree. Hes one of the only true offensive centers in the league. He would destroy Draymond in the post, and force the warriors to play a big.[/quote] Destroying Draymond in the post would require convincing Boogie not to play "point Boogie" and actually play in the post....
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re: Kennedy retiring - Dayman
Can confirm...
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re: Possible good news on the Boogie situation - Dayman
The best news is to not overpay a seven footer coming off of a devastating injury, particularly when his style of play doesn't suit this team at its best. It's becoming evident there is no need to bid against ourselves in the boogie sweepstakes...
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re: Damien Perez, Jesuit representin’ - Dayman
OP links article of some fricked up 39-year-old and feels the need to reference Jesuit. Must be a Holy Cross graduate ...
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re: Anyone Catch Acosta Yelling at Kim Jong Un? - Dayman
Does Kim even speak english...
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re: In secret meetings with Dem 2020 candidates, Obama urges them to keep talking about Russia - Dayman
Talking about Russia and gun reform agaisnt assault rifles are their only options. Can't win on jobs, trade, employment, wages, stock market, anti-terrorism, or foreign policy....
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re: Rocket man is connected to Russia - Dayman
Get Elon a coat...
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re: Booster shot: November 2016 refresher - Dayman
Just went from six to midnight. MAGA...
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Napa valley honeymoon - Dayman
Honeymooning in June to Napa valley and Carmel. Staying at the Tickle Pink Inn in Carmel, but struggling to find a place to stay in Napa. The high-end places are out of our price range. Any recommendations for places to stay in or around napa? Open to resorts and B & B's. ...
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