Good job by US President Trump here. At the start of his term, he chided "delinquent" NATO member countries for not contributing enough for their own continental and national defense, the US was subsidizing their defense.
Yes, no such thing as cheap and highly subsidized defense of Europe. Now EU leaders have become more responsible with their own continental defense. Soon MidEast leaders will do this too. And Japan, S. Korea too?
Four stories here.
1. Trump Scores Major Victory As "Delinquent" NATO Members Boost Contributions By $100 Billion
by Tyler Durden Mon, 01/28/2019
These charts were shown in the zero hedge article.
2. Nato members increase defence spending by $100 billion after Donald Trump called them 'delinquents'
Julie Allen 27 JANUARY 2019
3. NATO chief: Allies heard Trump 'loud and clear,' will increase defense spending
By Ben Wolfgang - The Washington Times - Sunday, January 27, 2019
4. 'Trump is having an impact': NATO head credits president's tough talk for $100B boost
William Cummings, USA TODAY Published 5:30 p.m. ET Jan. 27, 2019