Nettling NATO 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, US President Donald Trump and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pose for a family picture ahead of the opening ceremony of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit, at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)

If centuries from now historians attempt to understand the presidency of Donald Trump, the combination of his style and substance is fully evident in his remarks at the NATO Summit breakfast on July 11 in Belgium.

Mr. Trump minced no words when it came to admonishing fellow NATO members, particularly Germany, for not paying their fair share to the organization’s common defense fund.

Criticizing Germany on multiple fronts, the president said it is “very sad when Germany makes a massive oil and …

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