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France to Boost Defense Spending to Fight Terror

French President Francois Hollande has announced a roughly $4 billion boost in defense spending to shore up security and fight terrorism.  The country remains on high alert following January’s attacks in Paris. Speaking after a defense meeting Wednesday, French President Francois Hollande said the spending increase will take place over four years, starting in 2016. "The extra funds will go to boosting personnel and equipment to shore up security and the fight against...

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