President Donald Trump has thrown down the gauntlet by demanding that Europe spend more on defense. And the Europeans have responded—but in the worst way possible.
How do you critique interventionism in a country that is for it?
What do you tell people from countries in which American interventionism could be considered a success, or who were personally helped by American military action?
[Video] The EU is building an army
Click down below to see my latest video on EU Updates. I’m explaining the specifics of the current EU army debate.
European defence in the age of Trump means actually taking responsibilities
Last month, we’ve seen U.S president Donald Trump slam European leaders for their lack of commitment to NATO military spending targets. Trump believes that his European partners are spending too little on defence and says that in the future, they shouldn’t rely on the States to provide for their security. In light of this policy […]
U.S. military spending in Europe: whatever happened to “Make ’em pay”?
During the 2016 election, Donald Trump repeatedly voiced criticism towards defense spending in Europe. As president, Trump’s administration initially seemed to follow through on this promise: Defense Secretary Mattis gave alliance members one year to ramp up their military budgets to pay their fair share in defense spending. Now that this deadline is about to […]
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