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Trump calls Germany 'captive' of Russia; demands higher defense spending


U.S. President Donald Trump accused Germany on Wednesday of being a "captive" of Russia due to its energy reliance, before a NATO summit where he pressed allies to more than double defense spending. (Reuters World News) More More

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Posted on 18 July 2018 | 7:17 am | Google News

Trump fundamentally undermines NATO, suggests 'aggressive' Montenegro may attack Russia to start World War III - mySanAntonio.com


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U.S. President Donald Trump accused Germany of being a "captive" of Russia on Wednesday as Western leaders gathered in Brussels for a NATO summit where Trump wants Europeans to pay up more for their own defence. In a startling ... Trump also renewed ...

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Posted on 18 July 2018 | 5:32 am | Google News

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Consider that in addition to sanctions, the United States has significant economic and military leverage at its disposal. At the NATO summit, Trump singled out Germany as "captive to Russia," referencing Nord Stream 2 -- a planned Russian pipeline ...

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Posted on 17 July 2018 | 4:41 pm | Google News

Putin needs America more than we need him. Trump doesn't act like it. - Washington Post


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Posted on 15 July 2018 | 12:12 pm | Google News

The 'To Be Sure' Conservatives - The Atlantic


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How inconvenient for Lowry and Hanson, therefore, that Trump this week berated America's longtime democratic ally, Germany, as a “captive of Russia” while predicting that his meeting with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin would be his “easiest.” These ...

Posted on 13 July 2018 | 9:18 am | Google News

NATO summit: As it happened - POLITICO.eu


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Posted on 12 July 2018 | 9:02 am | Google News

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