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July 16, 2021

US, Germany stand strong in fight to defend democracy

Featuring Richard Fontaine

Source: The Australian

The president of the Centre for New American Security, Richard Fontaine, said the meeting ­between the two leaders had not necessarily bridged differences ­between the US and Germany. “But the tone was very different,” he said. “President Trump seemed to reserve a special feeling of grievance for Germany, seeing it as a major NATO economy shirking its defence responsibilities."

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  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of CNAS. He served as President of CNAS from 2012–19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009–12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy ad...