The world’s military spending is at an all-time high. That’s according to data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute that’s been tracking military spending since 1988. VOA Pentagon Correspondent Carla Babb breaks down the reasons why and what’s at stake.
The United States Space Command officially launched Thursday at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden. The military hopes the new command will improve the defense of U.S. interests in outer space, and the administration hopes it also will lead to the creation of a new Space Force. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb has the details.