NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Rachel Rizzo of the Center for a New American Security about reaction to President Trump demanding that NATO allies pay more for defense.
No one expected that when President Trump sat down with the other leaders of the NATO member countries in Brussels this week that things would be all cordial. And sure enough, things instantly became tense when President Trump kicked the day off by attacking Germany over a pipeline deal it cut with Russia.
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