May 30, 2017

White House to Europe: Trump picks on you because he likes you

By Julianne Smith

Source: Politico

Journalist(s) Nahal Toosi

President Donald Trump may be aggravating Germany, France and other U.S. allies in Europe with his tirades and qualms about trade imbalances, NATO spending and the Paris climate change deal.

But the White House is casting Trump’s approach as one designed to strengthen the U.S.-European relationship — not kill it.

Read the full article at Politico.

  • Julianne Smith

    Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program

    Julianne (“Julie”) Smith is Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. Ms. Smith comes to CNAS while serving ...