November 17, 2018

Why Trump Makes Sense Regarding NATO.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was conceived as a mutual defense pact against possible Soviet aggression in Europe following WWII, and the U.S., under President Harry Truman’s initiative, became one of the original twelve members in 1949. The unwillingness of the USSR to withdraw from various Eastern European countries at the end of WWII (which […]

Trump Declares Victory After NATO Meeting: Says Members Committed to Pay More

President Donald J. Trump appeared to have met his key objectives for the Brussels NATO summit Thursday, revealing that alliance members would “substantially” increase their commitments, and much faster than previously planned. The comments came at a surprise press conference called after an emergency session of NATO ally leaders Thursday morning. The meeting had begun […]

TRUMP BREAKS NATO: Leaders Pledge ‘Unwavering Commitment’ To Boost Defense Spending

Leaders of member nations that belong to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) pledged their “unwavering commitment” to increasing their defense funding of the organization after President Donald Trump slammed the group for treating the United States unfairly. The commitment from European leaders came after Trump publicly embarrassed NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg during a meeting […]

Trump Starts NATO Summit on Front Foot, Blasts Hypocritical Germany as ‘Captive of Russians’

U.S. President Donald J. Trump went right to work in Brussels at the NATO summit Wednesday morning, taking truculent Germany to task for coming to the United States for defence, while simultaneously paying billions of dollars to the Russian Federation for energy. Speaking at a bilateral breakfast meeting with the Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty […]

Trump, NATO head Stoltenberg have testy exchange at summit.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday had a testy exchange with the head of NATO when he asked about energy agreements between Russia and several European countries. Trump repeatedly pressed Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary general, on why the U.S. continued to pay money to the military alliance while countries continue to purchase energy from Moscow. Bilateral […]

Trump will tell NATO nations U.S. cannot be the world’s piggy bank

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will tell fellow NATO countries at next week’s summit that the United States cannot be “the world’s piggy bank,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Tuesday. “What the president is going to do is go into these meetings with the mindset to protect the American […]

NATO world leader calls for killing all Jews; media silent.

(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) There’s a saying that goes something like, “with friends like these who needs enemies?” This is a very applicable adage when it comes to assessing the current leader of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. This is a cheeky fella, a true slick, suit-wearing islamist, about whom Barack Obama once referred as […]

Trump claims defense money is pouring into NATO after speech.

President Trump on Saturday claimed that money was “beginning to pour in” to NATO, just two days after he gave a speech scolding allies for not paying their fair share at the alliance’s headquarters in Brussels. “Many NATO countries have agreed to step up payments considerably, as they should. Money is beginning to pour in- […]

Priceless: NATO Members Look Less Than Thrilled When Trump Calls Them Out For Slacking on Defense Spending.

Earlier today President Donald Trump visited the newly unveiled NATO headquarters in Brussels, where he gave a much anticipated speech. During his remarks, Trump pointed out 23 of 28 NATO member countries aren’t paying the required two percent of GDP to sustain the alliance and took a shot at the cost of the fancy new […]

President Trump Defends American Taxpayers To NATO Leaders.

Speaking in Brussels Thursday morning against the backdrop of the newly unveiled Article 5 and Berlin Wall Memorials, President Donald Trump strongly urged NATO leaders to significantly increase defense spending, saying it is unfair for member states to rely on American taxpayers to fulfill European obligations. Further, he called on members to provide a new focus […]

Trump meets with EU officials in Brussels ahead of NATO summit.

United States President Donald Trump met with European Union officials in Brussels on Wednesday, ahead of attending his first NATO Summit, which he previously called an “obsolete” alliance. The trip to the European country comes in the wake of the deadly attack in Manchester. During his meeting with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel after he […]

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