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A US with fewer allies threatens global security

By William Rees, PhD Candidate in Modern American History, University of Exeter
At a recent election rally in South Carolina, Donald Trump said he would “encourage” aggressors such as Russia “to do whatever the hell they want” to Nato allies he considers to have not met their financial obligations.

Trump’s comments, however offensive, may merely be an electoral strategy. Why should, say, a South Carolinian citizen see their taxes go towards defending faraway lands, especially if they believe these partners are not willing to pay equally?

But there’s also a logic to his…The Conversation

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