Trump alienates allies on his own calling for defence boost
By Sheila CoppsJul. 16, 2018
Donald Trump's slash-and-burn geopolitics stokes the sort of chaos that drives the defence spending he has called for.
U.S. President Donald Trump poses with other NATO leaders during a summit July 11, including, from left, Polish President Andrzej Duda, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. Mr. Trump has launched verbal barbs at several NATO ally countries, and called on them to boost their defence spending. Photograph by Shealah Craighead courtesy of the White House
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