As President Trump heads to the upcoming NATO Summit, inside sources tell me that the President will deliver very bad news to NATO. They will be flatly told "Get your defense spending up to the 2% of your GDP within 6 months, or the U.S. will pull OUT of NATO in February 2019."
This is a stunning line in the sand for NATO, which has utterly failed to do its part in defending itself. Instead, NATO countries have failed in meeting their Treaty spending obligations and stuck-it to the US military to take up their slack. They will be told their party is over and unless they up spending over the next 6 months, the United States will withdraw from NATO.
Among the topics to be covered in this regard is Germany.
President Trump will confront German Chancellor Angela Merkel with the following startling facts:
Only 39 of 128 Eurofighter jets are operational
Only 26 of 93 Tornado jets are operational
Only 3 of 15 A400M Transport aircraft are operational
Only 16 of 72 Chinook Helicopters are operational
Only 13 of 58 NH-90 Helicopters are operational
Only 12 of 62 Tiger attack helicopters are operational
Only 105 of 224 Leopard 2 Battle Tanks are operational
Only 5 of 13 Frigates are operational
and worst of all, ZERO of 6 Submarines are operational.
President Trump is said to be ready to offer similar stark factual reports to several other major NATO members.
In the end, NATO will be given an ultimatum: Either get your Militaries up to combat readiness, or the United States will begin pulling its troops and equipment OUT starting in February 2019. Europe will be left to defend itself.
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Part of the Trump-NATO approach has to do with the abusive efforts by the European Union to prevent or sabotage the BREXIT. The EU is placing all sorts of conditions upon Britain to thwart the Will of the British people, who voted to exit the EU.
Another part of this approach is the realization that Russia is not nearly the aggressive "threat" it has been made out to be, and the decades-long cries of "protect us from Russia" are based upon falsehoods.
A final part of this approach has to do with Trade between the US and Europe. The EU has Tariffs on American goods that make it nearly impossible for American-made products to compete with those made in Europe. The US has been efforting a redress of these Tariffs, to almost no avail.
It is pretty obnoxious for the EU to accept/demand/expect US military protection but prevent US-made products from being sold there. That economic reality must change. Now.
It looks to many that the upcoming NATO Summit will be a final warning and wake-up call to the New World Order Swamp in Europe. Their days of partying at the expense of the USA are coming to a rapid end.