Three questions on Trump's Greenland gambit

Posted on AllSides August 22nd, 2019
From The Center
Greenland, Donald Trump

The idea of the U.S. buying Greenland may not be as off-the-wall as it may appear.

The Wall Street Journal and other media reported that President Donald Trump is seriously considering the purchase of Greenland. That prompted scoffing. The Financial Times did a mock assessment of how much the U.S. would have to offer ($1.1 trillion). Denmark's prime minster said, "No deal." Mr. Trump responded by canceling an official trip to Copenhagen. But the idea may not be as far-fetched as you might think.

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