From Tokyo to Tallinn, Trump has alarmed allies by saying the United States will leave them to defend themselves unless the governments “reimburse” Washington for defense costs.
Dan De Luce is Foreign Policy’s chief national security correspondent. He previously worked as a reporter for Agence France-Presse, where he spent six years as the Pentagon correspondent. Prior to that, De Luce wrote for The Guardian from Tehran, until he was expelled by the regime in 2004. He reported on the wars in former Yugoslavia for Reuters from 1993-1995, and worked as Sarajevo bureau chief after the conflict.
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