As a result, defense spending is now only 12 percent below the average level from 1976 to 1990.
Because of our programs we have been able to significantly cut defense spending.
Most important, defense spending is again on the rise for the first time since the end of the cold war.
Defense spending would rise by a total of $13 billion from the current year's level.
She believes a $70 billion cut in defense spending is possible.
Bill Clinton seems to be saying interesting things, including about cutting defense spending.
Absolutely, defense spending will moderate, and perhaps even go down.
But even after these cuts, total defense spending will keep rising over present levels.
But before Congress is finished trying to balance the budget by the year 2002, it will have to take a second look at defense spending.
In the recent budget agreement, they managed to increase defense spending for next year.
Defence spending was set to increase by nearly 6 per cent to Rs76,000 million.
Despite this, defence spending in Africa is rising once again.
That is at the mid to lower end of world defence spending.
Defence spending rose by 6 per cent to taka13,800 million.
The squeeze on defence spending, for instance, is £15bn by 2015.
The government was committed to further major reductions in defence spending.
It is a false economy too, because defence spending brings good jobs.
There was a difference in opinion over how the defence spending should be allocated however.
Swedish defence spending per capita has been higher than in many other countries.
Beyond that there isn't a philosophical, in principle, level at which you would set defence spending.