• Trump's claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

    2 monthes ago - By Arizona Daily Star

    President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to the NATO alliance after he claimed member nations caved to his demands by making significant pledges to increasing defense spending.
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  • Trump upends NATO summit, demanding immediate spending increases or he will ‘do his own thing'

    Trump upends NATO summit, demanding immediate spending increases or he will ‘do his own thing'

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump reaffirmed U.S. support for NATO Thursday after he upended a summit here to admonish leaders and demand that they quickly increase their military spending. Trump's ambush jolted the transatlantic alliance, and some diplomats perceived his comments as threatening a U.S. withdrawal from NATO. But Trump later declared in a news...
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  • Trump says NATO members caved in to him, agreed to big defence spending increases

    Trump says NATO members caved in to him, agreed to big defence spending increases

    2 monthes ago - By National Post

    BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to the NATO alliance after he said member nations caved to his demands by making significant pledges to increasing defence spending.
    “The United States' commitment to NATO remains very strong,” Trump told reporters at a surprise news conference following an emergency session of NATO members held to address his complaints.
    Trump has berated members of the alliance for failing to spend enough of their money on defence, accusing Europe of freeloading off the U.S. and raising doubts about whether he would come to members'...
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  • Trump says NATO allies agree to increase defense spending

    Trump says NATO allies agree to increase defense spending

    2 monthes ago - By New York Post

    BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump hailed a personal victory at a NATO summit on Thursday, saying allies had sharply increased defense spending commitments after he provoked a crisis session with a tirade at European leaders. “I told people that I would be very unhappy if they didn't up their commitments,” an ebullient president told reporters...
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  • Trump's claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

    2 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump closed out his chaotic two-day visit to NATO Thursday by declaring victory, claiming that member nations caved to his demands to significantly increase defense spending and reaffirming his commitment to the alliance. But there were no immediate specifics on what he had achieved, and French President Emmanuel Macron quickly disputed Trump's claim that NATO allies have agreed to boost defense spending beyond 2 percent of gross domestic product.
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  • From 2 to 4%: Trump turns the screws on NATO allies to up defense spending

    2 monthes ago - By RT

    Donald Trump is now demanding that NATO nations spend 4% of their GDP on defense, doubling the current spending commitment that many member states are already struggling to meet.
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  • Trump says NATO alliance is 'Very unified, very strong, no problem'

    2 monthes ago - By ABC

    President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to the NATO alliance after he said member nations caved to his demands by making significant pledges to increasing defense spending.
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  • WATCH: Trump heads to UK after blasting NATO members

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News

    Trump criticized Germany for its $12 billion gas pipeline deal with Russia and demanded NATO members increase their defense spending.
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump says after emergency session of alliance that U.S. commitment to NATO ‘remains very strong'

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    BRUSSELS - U.S. President Donald Trump says after emergency session of alliance that U.S. commitment to NATO ‘remains very strong' .
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  • NATO holds emergency session as Trump presses on spending

    2 monthes ago - By WGN TV

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    BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump's demands that NATO member nations dramatically increase their spending on defense led leaders of the military alliance to meet in an emergency session on Thursday, officials said.
    Two officials attending the summit confirmed the session. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the development.
    At a news conference Thursday in Brussels, Trump said the U.S. commitment to NATO “remains very strong” despite reports that he threatened to pull out in a dispute over defense spending. He said he also told “people” that he would be...
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  • NATO holds emergency session as Trump presses on spending

    2 monthes ago - By National Post

    BRUSSELS - President Donald Trump's demands that NATO member nations dramatically increase their spending on defence led leaders of the military alliance to meet in an emergency session on Thursday, officials said.
    Two officials attending the summit confirmed the session. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the development.
    Trump is expected to hold a news conference Thursday.
    Trump on Thursday stepped up his pressure tactics on fellow NATO nations, calling out U.S. allies on Twitter as he attended a second day of meetings with leaders of the military alliance.
    In a...
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  • NATO goes to emergency session after Trump reportedly gets undiplomatic with Merkel

    NATO goes to emergency session after Trump reportedly gets undiplomatic with Merkel

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    NATO leaders entered a special emergency session after President Donald Trump reportedly spoke very bluntly about his demands that the countries spend
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  • 2 officials at NATO summit say the alliance is in emergency session amid Trump demands for increased defense spending

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    BRUSSELS - 2 officials at NATO summit say the alliance is in emergency session amid Trump demands for increased defense spending.
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