Foreign policy of the Donald Trump administration

Trump Defends NATO Threats as 'Negotiating Tactics'

In a recent interview, former U.S. President Donald Trump defended his controversial statements regarding NATO, asserting that they were primarily strategic negotiating tactics aimed at pressuring alliance members to increase their financial contributions. The remarks, which sparked widespread concern across Europe, were portrayed by Trump as a means to prioritize U.S.

Republicans Slam Trump on NATO Threat

Former US President Donald Trump faced backlash from some of his former Republican allies after suggesting that NATO member countries falling behind in financial contributions might not receive protection from a potential Russian attack. Reuters reported on the response from prominent Republicans, highlighting concerns over Trump's remarks and their implications for US foreign policy.