The partnership between Europe and the United States will survive Donald Trumpâ€™s performance at NATO headquarters last week.
The U.S. presidentâ€™sÂ brusque behavior and intemperate words may haveÂ prompted Angela Merkel to declare that â€œthe times in which [Europe] could rely fully on others is over to some extent.â€ But the usually unflappable German chancellor knows that the transatlantic relationship is bigger than any one politician.
The real victim of Trumpâ€™s crudely transactional approach â€” and his assertion that European countries â€œowe massive amounts of moneyâ€ to NATO â€” will be the country he was elected to serve.
Trump is right that European …read more
Source: European Voice