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‘Germany is a captive of Russia’: Trump dresses down NATO’s secretary general and threatens Berlin over its lagging defense spending and energy partnership with Putin’s government

Donald Trump unleashed his fury on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday morning after the leader asked him about gripes about Germany ‘Germany is totally controlled by Russia,’ Trump charged. ‘I think its a very bad thing for NATO.’  President Trump has berated America’s European allies for failing to...

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Trump seen likely to support NATO’s Article 5 but wants more spending

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will likely declare U.S. support for NATO’s mutual defense doctrine while pressing for increased spending commitments from NATO allies at a high-stakes summit in Brussels, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-nato/trump-seen-likely-to-support-natos-article-5-but-wants-more-spending-idUSKBN1K031C