NATO: Alliance defense spending expected to drop in 2015

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, center, and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak, right, look on after the NATO Noble Jump exercise on a training range near Swietoszow Zagan, Poland, Thursday, June 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

BRUSSELS (AP) — The world may be a riskier place nowadays, but overall spending on defense among NATO’s member countries is expected to be lower this year than in 2014, the alliance said Monday.

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