Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Our Allies Need To Ante Up For Security

May 13, 2016 WBUR

In an article about Donald Trump's stance on foreign spending, Watson Institute's Stephen Kinzer says there is no good reason why wealthy nations can’t pay more to protect themselves. "As long as the United States continues to dominate NATO, however, we subsidize European countries that are unwilling to pay for their own defense and remove any incentive for them to see accommodation with Russia—while preventing the improvement of US-Russian relations, which would strengthen our security,” Kinzer wrote.

Our Allies Need To Ante Up For Security (comments by Stephen Kinzer) – WBUR