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NATO faces a threat much bigger, and much older, than Trump

Reuters/Francois Lenoir As Hastings Ismay, NATO’s first secretary-general, famously put it, the alliance’s purpose in Europe was to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

Former US ambassador to NATO: Trump’s claim immigrants are changing the UK’s culture is "code word for white supremacists"

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Former US ambassador to NATO Nicholas Burns on Friday slammed President Donald Trump for claiming immigrants are a threat to Europe's "culture." Burns said Trump's rhetoric was "code word for white supremacists."&n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2018

Trump Complains NATO Costs Too Much, Outspends Obama by 40% and Counting

Trump has said the U.S. should spend less but spent more on Europe's defense, all for a Russian threat he disputes is there......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 11th, 2018

America First, Helsinki, And Trump"s Existential Threat To The Empire

Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The major – perhaps only – redeeming virtue of the Donald’s ersatz campaign platform was his clear intent to seek a rapprochement with Russia, revamp America’s commitments to NATO a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 8th, 2018

Trump"s auto tariff plan threatens GM"s $7 billion South Korea rescue

SEOUL (Reuters) - Fresh off a $7 billion rescue for its loss-making South Korean operation, General Motors faces a new threat as U.S. President Donald Trump considers higher vehicle import tariffs that could "make or break" its Asian subsidiary......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2018

Donald Trump will not be talked into liking Europe

Business Insider Sean Gallup/Getty Images NATO won't be able to change how Trump feels about the alliance. Trump's problem with our European allies has less to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider12 hr. 56 min. ago

"Mr. Trump, Tear Down This Alliance"

Authored by Tom Luongo, NATO is obsolete.  Donald Trump made this argument b.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 14th, 2018

Impeach Trump Ad Links Putin Threat to Revolutionary War and Paul Revere

“If Paul Revere and other patriots had waited to act until it was safe or politically correct, we would never have the country we have today,” Steyer says in the ad......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 14th, 2018

Indictment Raises Stakes for Trump-Putin Summit

President Trump faces renewed pressure to confront his Russian counterpart about election meddling when the two meet in Helsinki......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJul 14th, 2018

Friday Humor: Trump Defects To Russia?

Authored by Finian Cunningham, via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The turmoil caused this week by US President Trump among NATO allies is approaching surreal. Time to indulge in some satire… Helsinki was always fame.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 13th, 2018

Europe Tries to Cope With Donald Trump: ‘You Have to Look Past Both Spelling and Factual Mistakes’ on Twitter

Trump tried to reassure reporters and NATO leaders at his own post-summit news conference, saying: “I’m very consistent. I’m a very stable genius.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 13th, 2018

Trump"s latest move threatens a foundation of global economic security

Trump's trade wars against key US allies were just a precursor to his attacks on NATO, a key pillar of global security that has .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2018

Amid NATO tensions, Trump says he"s ready to help some NATO members buy US-made weapons

Thomson ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was ready to help smaller NATO countries to buy US weapons as he pushed them to spend more on their own defense. Speaking a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2018

NYTimes Admits "Trump Got From NATO Everything Obama Ever Asked For"

Did something get into the water at the New York Times? Because the latest from their Editorial Board - which "represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher," .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 13th, 2018

Trump Fuels Anxiety in Europe Over Security

A tense NATO summit and President Donald Trump’s scheduled meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin are fueling uncertainty about the U.S.’s commitment to defending Europe and reinforcing the view that the region needs to provide for its own security......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 13th, 2018

NYT Admits "Trump Got From NATO Everything Obama Ever Asked For"

Did something get into the water at the New York Times? Because the latest from their Editorial Board - which "represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher," .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 13th, 2018

HOLD ON TO YOUR WALLET: Trump"s trade war with China is about to start hitting the goods you buy most

Sean Gallup/Getty Images President Donald Trump's latest threat in the US-China trade war could h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

John McCain Slams Trump"s NATO Performance: "Putin Is Our Enemy" and Must Be Held "Accountable"

The Republican senator called Trump's performance at NATO “disappointing, yet unsurprising.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

Here"s how NATO"s budget actually works

President Donald Trump's rhetoric on the NATO alliance has often been misleading, and he has distorted how the histor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

Trump"s trade war with China is about to start hitting your wallet

Sean Gallup/Getty Images President Donald Trump's latest threat in the US-China trade war could harm US consumers. The propo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

Can NATO Defeat Russia? U.S. Alliance Could Lose a War and Trump Is Not Helping

After the first few weeks of a war with Russia, a Rand Corp report found that the situation "would actually get worse for NATO before getting better.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018