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Jul 11 2018
US President Donald Trump has clashed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over Russian influence and defense spending, ahead of a NATO summit.BBC News CNN (Online News) Fox News (Online News)
Feb 18 2017
Vice President Mike Pence is in Germany today where he met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. They talked about their commitments to NATO, and their priorities.Washington Examiner Washington Post Wall Street Journal (News)
Sep 04 2014
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Dec 03 2019
President Donald Trump derided French President Emmanuel Macron for suggesting that NATO is brain dead and lacking vision.
President Macron stands by his comment, arguing that Europe needs to rethink its defense posture. President Trump says that nobody needs NATO more than France.Newsmax (News) USA TODAY New York Times (News)
Dec 05 2019
“NATO leaders set aside public insults ranging from ‘delinquent’ to ‘brain dead’ and ‘two-faced’ on Wednesday, declaring at a 70th anniversary summit they would stand together against a common threat from Russia and prepare for China’s rise. Officials insisted the summit was a success: most notably, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan backed off from a threat to block plans to defend northern andThe Flip Side
May 12 2022
Finland’s leaders called for the country to join NATO “without delay” on Thursday amid growing fears that Russian aggression would expand beyond Ukraine.
“We hope that the national steps still needed to make this decision will be taken rapidly within the next few days,” Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin said in a joint statement, adding that both FinlandNew York Times (News) Fox News (Online News) Deutsche Welle
Mar 23 2022
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the defense alliance would likely deploy four new battle groups to Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia.
The remarks came as President Joe Biden traveled to Europe for a Thursday summit of all 30 NATO countries. The additional troops would double the number of battle groups along NATO’s eastern flank. According to a CNBC (The Daily Wire New York Times (News) CNBC
Jul 12 2018
Trump claims NATO has fallen behind on defense spending and is therefore obsolete.Fox News (Online News) CNN (Online News) NPR (Online News)
Jun 14 2021
The military alliance is looking to pivot to China and push back on Russia as President Biden prepares to meet President Putin.
French President Emmanuel Macron famously called NATO “brain dead” in 2019 — but will he hold up adoption of a new NATO strategy, based on a pivot to China? That’s one of the key questions as NATO allies gather in Brussels for their annual one-day summit.Politico
May 15 2022
After months of anticipation, Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced Thursday their country’s intention to apply for membership in NATO, and neighboring Sweden is not far behind. In polling last fall, only about a fifth to a quarter of Finns and Swedes supported their respective countries joining NATO. After Putin’s premeditated, unprovoked, and highlyThe Bulwark