What Europe Makes Of Trump's NATO Defense Spending Criticism05:54
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Trump and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pose for a family photo ahead of the opening ceremony of the NATO summit at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, on July 11, 2018. (Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Trump and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pose for a family photo ahead of the opening ceremony of the NATO summit at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, on July 11, 2018. (Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump has called on European nations to step up military spending, accusing them of freeloading off the U.S. This week Trump brings those complaints to the NATO summit in Brussels.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Ulrike Esther Franke (@RikeFranke), a policy fellow with the European Council on Foreign Relations.

This segment aired on July 11, 2018.

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