In Munich, Frost Thickens on US-Europe Relations

In a speech at an annual gathering in Munich where world leaders and foreign policy experts chew on the state of the world, a tone deaf Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tried to dispel European misgivings over the trustworthiness of American leadership and dismiss notions that the power of the West is in decline.

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US-Europe Relations to Be Tested at Security Summit

Some of President Trump’s top foreign policy priorities stand at pivotal moments as the secretaries of state and defense head to an annual security forum in Germany. Strains in the trans-Atlantic relationship have cast doubt on whether they can count on much help from European leaders in advancing Trump’s agenda.

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