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Europe Still Doesn’t Take Its Own Defense Seriously

If candidate Donald Trump had one signature position, it was criticizing America’s populous, prosperous allies for leeching off the U.S. military.

He even talked about charging them for the Pentagon’s services.

But like many other issues, he proved to be more bark than bite.

Band 3cWhether reflecting a lack of belief or attention, he left European policy to his Europhile officials, who told European leaders to ignore the president.

“There is a lot more support for continuing our past policies than it might appear from some of the statements” of the…

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