[F]ew European governments seem serious about reducing their military dependence on the United States.
Daniel Keohane observes that the UK and Germany show no signs of reducing their dependency on US security in the region.
In response to President Trump’s rhetoric on NATO, European leaders have only alluded to increasing military cooperation among European states. There are no plans for an alternative or additional military alliance to NATO.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s political opponents have supported the idea of a Europeanarmy. However, she remains committed to NATO.
Far from turning away from US security, the UK is expected to strengthen its military ties with the US in the wake of Brexit.
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