NATO Redux: reviewing the July 2018 summit
Hadfield, A. and Logie, C. 2018. NATO Redux: reviewing the July 2018 summit. Ideas on Europe Blogsite.
|Authors||Hadfield, A. and Logie, C.|
This blog review the key events of July 2018, with a detailed appraisal of the stormy NATO summit between European security and defence chiefs and US President Trump, followed by Trump's non-State visit to Britain, and his follow-on visit to Helsinki to see Russian President Putin.
|Keywords||NATO; EU; Trump; security; defence; Britain; May; Russia; Putin; Helsinki; GDP; US; Balkans; Montenegro; Obama|
|Journal||Ideas on Europe Blogsite|
|Online||30 Jul 2018|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||09 Oct 2018|
 Trump alleged Germany was “totally controlled by Russia” both because of its current consumption of Russian gas, and support for the controversial Nordstream 2 Baltic Sea gas pipeline designed to increase the Russian gas supply to Europe. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-europe-44793764/trump-germany-is... Trump further incorrectly asserted that 60 to 70% of German energy came from Russia: it is actually less than 20% of Germany’s energy mix and half its gas consumption.
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