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Donald Trump Didn’t Kill NATO, But…

Trump was on relatively good behavior, but NATO leaders acted more like salesmen than statesmen, defending the very existence of the alliance that protected the West for 70 years. BRUSSELS — Donald Trump didn’t kill NATO. He tweeted angrily at it before he arrived. He inelegantly spitballed Germany at the opening …

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Mattis wants ‘civilian surge’ in Afghanistan; POTUS at NATO; New space-plane tests go well; For sale: stolen Reaper manual; and just a bit more…

Correction: Today’s D Brief initially misstated the type of additional personnel that may be “surged” to Afghanistan. They are Defense Department civilian employees, not outside contractors. As expected, Trump hammers allies. CNN: “President Donald Trump came out brawling in his first public comments here ahead of NATO’s annual summit, accusing a …

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